A 9-year-old girl protects her mother from a handbag hijacker

A 9-year-old girl protects her mother from a handbag hijacker


WEST PALM BEACH, Florida. Hero is available in all shapes, sizes and ages. A 9-year-old girl protects her mother from a handbag thief while they are grocery shopping.

Nelson’s Trip saw the man running toward her mother as they were loading their car with groceries. I immediately ran towards him and punched him several times in the head.

The man escaped with her mother’s purse and Journee chased after him with four houses. The West Palm Beach Police Department honored Trip with a medal and testimony for her heroic deeds.

The suspect was arrested two days later and identified as Demetrius Jackson. He was accused of theft and battery.

“I wouldn’t recommend confronting someone like that but in the midst of a moment things happened. I bet he was shocked when I kicked him right in the face because he could definitely tell in the video that he wasn’t expecting it, and her actions were perfectly timing in this particular situation, and I think she hit him really hard, President Frank Adderley said.



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