Today we hear about yet another member of the public who displayed an enormous amount of bravery in the face of a machete wielding gang of masked intruders who broke into her home
49-year old Anji Rhys took immediate action when the gang of males kicked her front door down at her home in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.
Anji managed to grab her crossbow, which has been affectionately named by Anji as the ‘Manstopper’ (now seized by Police) and managed to shoot one of the masked intruders during the attack that unfolded in her home.
The ‘manstopper’ was kept on a wall inside the house.
It is not clear whether the crossbow formed some sort of ornate display within Anji’s home which she shares with her partner Rebecca, son Dillon and mum Lilian.
Brave and fearless Anji was apparently watching TV when the attackers forced their way into her home and ended up pinning her son down during the violent attack which left Anji with a machete wound to her hand.
The Mirror reported that 49-year-old Anji: “had finished work at about nine o’clock and got home. My partner was asleep on the sofa, my 82-year-old mum and my son were asleep upstairs.
“Ironically, I had put 24 hours in police custody on the television and it was 33 minutes in.
“I heard what I thought was a massive explosion and then I realised it was my front door that was being kicked in. I ran there and was met with a masked man with a hammer.
“He was about 6ft 6in with a blue bandana hiding his face”
“I ran and grabbed my crossbow and had a little tussle with a second man who had a machete. He went to grab it , but I managed to spin and shoot him in the belly with it at close range.
“He shouted ‘You f****** bitch, you shot me.’
“At that point he fell on me, cutting my hand with the machete.
“I tried to throw the cross bow through the window to raise the alarm but the curtains caught it like a goalie net”.
“He had to have gone somewhere for treatment. With that and all the blood I am surprised the police have not picked him up. They must have come across him before. You don’t just wake up one day and become an armed robber.”
Anji said the gang were all white and spoke with local accents.
The armed gang forced Anji’s son, Dillon, to let them out and they ended up legging it in different directions.
Bedfordshire Police were called to house and questioned Anji but she faces no further action because a victim has yet to come forward to report an attack, The Sun reported.
Whilst we don’t condone violence, we do strongly believe that people have a right to defend themselves in their own home. The low-life that think they have a right to break into your home, and steal your property do not care about your welfare or safety, so why on earth should anyone care about theirs?
You do not get much lower on the scale of pond life than the sort of individual who believes that they are in any way justified in breaking into someones property.
Victims of burglaries often never get over the ordeal which they are put through.
Unless you have been the victim of a burglary, then you can never understand the impact that such an event can have on your life.
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