‘He picked the wrong house’: Powerlifting 82-year-old grandma takes down home intruder

‘He picked the wrong house’: Powerlifting 82-year-old grandma takes down home intruder
Powerlifting granny (Image: WLNY screen grab)

[Ed. – Don’t mess with granny.]

An 82-year-old female bodybuilder fought back against a man who broke through the door into her home, holding him down until police officers arrived.

Willie Murphy of Rochester, New York, said she was getting ready for bed Thursday just after 11 p.m. when a man began pounding on her door, urging her to call an ambulance for him, WHAM reported.

“He was outside and saying, ‘Please call an ambulance,’ saying, ‘I’m sick, I’m sick,’” she said.

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Murphy said she called the police, but the man became angry and broke through the door.

“It’s kind of semi-dark and I’m alone, and I’m old. But guess what, I’m tough,” she said, baring her muscular arms.

What the suspect likely didn’t realize is Murphy is an award-winning bodybuilder who works out at the YMCA almost every day. The athletic grandmother can deadlift 225 pounds.

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