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Man gets bitten by Florida woman after forcing his way into her home

Posted: 2:04 PM, Aug 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-07 14:05:41-04
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A nearly toothless South Florida woman says she bit a man who forced his way into her apartment.

Alice Coleman tells WSVN she woke up early Monday morning to a fire alarm going off. The 61-year-old says that when opened the door, a man pushed his way inside.

She says he kept calling her "mama" and telling her everything would be OK. Coleman says that "with the little teeth I got, I bit him."

Coleman says she ran out of the apartment and he locked himself inside. She called police from a neighbor's house. They arrested Fitzroy Morton on three felony charges. Jail records don't list a lawyer for him.

Coleman says she'll be more careful about opening her door now, adding she will open it with her Taser.