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Police: Man, 79, disarms intruder with karate chop - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

November 20, 2014

Police: Man, 79, disarms intruder with karate chop

Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 12:45 am | Updated: 7:54 am, Tue Dec 4, 2012.

LEAGUE CITY — With a karate chop to the throat, a 79-year-old resident disarmed a rifle-toting man who was accused by police of being high on bath salts while trying to break into a home.

Ervin Brittnacher awoke shortly before 6 a.m. Monday to a racket in front of his house in the 3000 block of McFarland Road, League City police Lt. Bruce Whitten said.

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