Missouri woman uses railroad spike to fight off intruder in her home

a railroad spike. It worked, and police followed the trail of blood to the suspect's apartment.

The Southeast Missourian reported that Molina was at their Poplar Bluff apartment early Friday when a man began shouting outside their door, saying, "Jerry, you owe me money." Molina said the didn't know anyone named Jerry.

Police said 45-year-old Glen Waltman kicked in the door, grabbed Molina and hit her. She picked up the spike and fought back.

Police followed the blood trail to Waltman's apartment in the same building. He was arrested after struggling with police.

It wasn't clear if Waltman had an attorney. He was charged with burglary and robbery.


Information from: Southeast Missourian, http://www.semissourian.com