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Port Kembla home invasion: ‘I was fighting for my life, grandmother says | Illawarra Mercury



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A Port Kembla grandmother and her Good Samaritan neighbour have fought off an armed intruder during a terrifying home invasion Tuesday morning. Donna Porcella answered a ring at the back door of her Fitzwilliam Street home about 7am. She says a masked man burst inside, pushing her tiny frame backwards so she fell over and hit the back of her head. It was then that the intruder got more than he may have bargained for, with 73-year-old Ms Porcella hitting back. “I was kicking him and trying to punch him from [a position] laying on the ground, and he was having trouble getting to me,” said Ms Porcella. “He pulled out a laser thing and started hitting me with a light and a laser. “He was…

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