Police in Palm Bay say an 89-year-old woman helped stop an armed neighbor who had barged into her son's home.

The neighbor allegedly entered the house Thursday with a handgunand a rifle and believed he was being pursued by enemies.

Investigators say he was aiming out a window and was about toreload when Catarina Tosca grabbed his ammo clip.
The elderly woman then fled the house.

Police eventually talked the man into leaving the house peacefully.
No one was injured.

Neighbors say the man had been out of work for eight months.

The man was taken to a mental health facility.

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