Don't mess with this senior

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) - October 11, 2010

That's the painful lesson a would-be bandit has learned at an Oregon gas station.

Dan McLeod tells a local paper he thought it was a joke when a masked man walked in and demanded cash.

The 75-year-old McLeod says he was scared as the robber threatened to kill him.

But McLeod says he figured he could take the guy when he saw his weapon -- a small wrench.

McLeod grabbed a broomstick and hit the man several times.

A co-worker calls McLeod "pretty salty."

Police are still looking for the suspect.

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