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WISCONSIN (KMOV) A would-be robber picked the wrong elderly store owner to try and steal from in Wisconsin.

The owner, Margaretta Wolf, was approached by a thief armed with a pocket knife demanding money from the register.

The 96-year-old simply stressed the money was hers and she would not back down.

I said you can have all the tootsie rolls you want, but I am not opening that cash register.

Eventually, the robber became so frustrated that he ran out of the store.

Wolf has been running her store in Wisconsin for fifty years.

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