By Wyatt Earp | January 16, 2011
Let’s say you’re a con artist. A member of the vast criminal elite who makes his way in life by swiping the life’s savings of war veterans and old ladies. Yeah, it’s immoral work, but morals have never been your strong point.
Now, let’s say your base of operations is Berlin, Germany. The city has survived two world wars and the reign of Helmut Schmidtt. It’s a tough town with tough citizens.
Now, if all of this is true, why the hell would anyone who lived through Adolf Hitler, the Nazi regime, and World War II?
It boggles the freakin’ mind.
A granny in Germany made short work of three suspected robbers who tricked their way into her Berlin apartment Friday as she celebrated her 90th birthday, police said. The trio, a woman and two men, rang the doorbell of her flat in the eastern district of Hellersdorf and said they were there to attend the granny’s birthday party.
The pensioner became suspicious however when the woman asked her for a drink of water and then tried to hold a towel in front of her face.
“She hit the con artist in the face. At the same time she pushed one of the men out the door, at which point the trio fled,” police said in a statement.
The only way this would have been better would be if the woman struck the toads with the butt of her German Luger.