Police in the Cayman Islands are on the look out for a local woman's tooth. They may well find it still stuck in the hand of the man who "stole" it from her.

What had happened is the woman awoke early Friday morning to find a burglar in her house. The thief tried to silence her screams by putting his hand over her mouth. And that's when she used her chompers to her advantage.

Her bite was vicious enough that it chased the invader out of the house. But it was also so vicious that he left with one of her teeth still lodged in his skin.

The woman was treated at the hospital and released. Even if the police do find the missing tooth they won't be able to reattach it because too much time has passed.

Oh well, at least she'll always have a good story about when she took a bite out of crime!

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