An intruder tried to attack an elderly woman but had the shock of his life when he realized what she could do.

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One elderly woman has the internet cheering after what she did to her intruder...

The man didn't know what hit him after she put him in his place.

Sixty-seven-year-old Lorenza Marrujo is barely 5 feet tall...

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But she doesn't let her small stature define her.

If there's one thing we should all know...

It’s that you should never judge a book by its cover.

An intruder broke into Lorenza’s apartment...

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Which is part of a complex she shares with other senior citizens, in California.

Lorenza didn't shy away, confronting him straight away...

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She told the intruder to back off, and surprisingly, he did.

The man left her home in a hurry...

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And Lorenza thought he was gone for good.

Although Lorenza then heard screaming from an apartment nearby...

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That's when Lorenza decided to bring out her secret weapon...

Safe to say, the internet was impressed...

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That same man that left Lorenza’s place...

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Broke into the home of her neighbor, eighty-one-year-old Elizabeth McCray.

The attacker clearly didn't get the message, and this time the intruder started to get physical.

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He grabbed Elizabeth, throwing her to the ground.

But Lorenza watched it all and wasn't going to let him get away with it.

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Elizabeth saw Lorenza coming and cried, “He’s gonna kill us." “Not tonight," she responded.

Lorenza easily had the upper hand, as she has twenty-six years of experience as a trained fighter...

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She even has a black belt in martial arts!

Watch the video below to see how Lorenza won the fight...

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