Colorado Realtor Channels Annie Oakley To Fend Off Knife-Wielding Attacker During Open House
The man, identified as Ernest Robert Chrisman pretended to express interest in the condo. As a result, Hetzler took him on a tour of the condo. Hetzler of New Dawn Realty in Greenwood Village, Colorado told Fox News:
When they got to the master bedroom, Chrisman pulled out a knife and a 6-inch rope attached to bear spray. He ordered her to take off her rings and go into the closet.
As a result, Hetzler grabbed her handgun. In response, the man sprayed her with bear spray.
The Colorado realtor fired off several shots at Chrisman. It is unknown if any of the shots hit the alleged attacker. The alleged attacker then fled the scene.
Police in Commerce City, Colorado arrested Chrisman after a five-day dragnet. They later charged Ernest Robert Chrisman with first-degree burglary, aggravated robbery, and second-degree assault.
Police have Chrisman sitting in a cell clutching his soap for dear life in the Adams County Detention Facility.
Colorado Realtor Dawna Hetzler Is Undeterred And Gives Advice To Other Female Realtors
Heltzler also told local media:
For my fellow women out there, every woman has experienced some type of trauma and if you have not shared your story with police, and perhaps it needs to get to the police, then share it. There’s healing in sharing.
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