88-year-old Helen Reynolds of Parkesburg, PA was in her home alone when she heard someone rifling with her front door. In came a man who immediately went through her things, taking money before turning around and preparing to sexually assault her, as Reynolds told the story.
That's when she decided she needed to act.
As the man approached her, she lied and told him that her husband had given her HIV and that he had died from it. Then, here's how he reacted: