Florida grandma uses bat to chase off half-naked man

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WISH) — Batter up!

A Florida grandma says she used a baseball bat to scare off a 300-pound, half-naked man.

Clarese Gainey, 65, said the man was trying to break into her car on Sunday morning.

Gainey, a high school softball player back in her day, says the suspect is lucky she only had a bat.

She told WGFL that Antonio Mosley was wearing only his boxers when she caught him pulling on her car’s door handle and knocking on the windows.

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“I took that bat and hit him upside the head,” she told WGFL.

Police said Mosley ran to a nearby mobile home park. He was later booked into county jail for burglary and drug possession.

“He better be glad I didn’t have a gun because I would have shot him,” Gainey said. “But this right here is my gun.”

Information from CNN Newsource was used in this report.