Armed Good Samaritan stops would-be purse snatchers
A mother out with her two children became the victim of would-be purse snatchers, but an armed good Samaritan came to the rescue
By Rucks Russell
HOUSTON — A mother out with her two children to go shopping became the victim of would-be purse snatchers, but a good Samaritan armed with a gun came to the rescue.
“This lady opens her car door, grabs the woman’s purse and they reverse. While they’re trying to reverse, the lady is holding on to her purse still, chasing them all the way to the middle,” said witness Brenda Vasquez.
That’s when a perfect stranger intervened. He happened to be in his car in the parking lot when it happened. Someone snapped a picture of the man holding the two suspects at bay. A few minutes later, police arrived and took the male and female suspects into custody.