• Police: Alabama woman used hot grease to defend herself against burglar

    By: Ann Smajstrla, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

    DECATUR, Ala. -

    An Alabama woman threw hot grease on a man to stop him from burglarizing and attacking her, police said.

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    Decatur police responded Thursday to a domestic dispute call at a house, police spokeswoman Emme Long told WAAY-TV. They arrived to find Larondrick Macklin with bad burns to his face.

    Macklin was taken to a hospital for treatment.

    An investigation revealed Macklin was the primary aggressor in the incident, Long said. The victim told police Macklin entered her house with a firearm, and she used a pot full of hot grease to defend herself.

    After receiving medical attention, Macklin was arrested on charges of first degree burglary and first-degree domestic violence. He's being held at the Morgan County Jail in lieu of $300,000 bond.

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