Margaret Woodward chased the burglar armed with her walking stick
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Derbyshire pensioner chases brazen burglar with stick

10 December 2013 Last updated at 12:38 GMT

A Derbyshire pensioner who chased a burglar who broke into her home five times has been praised for her bravery.

Margaret Woodward of Long Eaton, who was asleep in a chair during the fifth burglary, woke up and went after the man with her walking stick.

The action was caught on CCTV.