Elderly woman locked in closet 3 days

January 26, 2011 1:37:31 PM PST
A 79-year-old woman from downstate Urbana was trapped in her bedroom closet for almost three days.

The woman's mailman noticed his deliveries were piling up and grew suspicious since she never leaves her mail. So he called the police.

Police say a man with a knife forced his way into the woman's home and pushed a heavy cabinet in front of the closet to trap her. According to police, the woman is now in good condition.