An aged girl used to be in a position to struggle off an armed guy on a teal-colored bicycle who attempted to rob her on her morning stroll on Christmas, California police stated.
The showdown spread out very early on Christmas morning because the unidentified girl took a stroll in her Westminster group at about 3 a.m.
The lady, in her eighties, used to be faced by way of the person with a gun after he rode as much as her on his teal motorbike close to the intersection of Bushard Boulevard and England Road. He brandished the weapon and demanded her handbag.
Quite than give in to his threats, she fought again.
“No longer short of to relinquish her handbag, particularly on Christmas, the sufferer took out her pepper spray and used it at the suspect,” police stated. “Fortunately, the suspect didn’t shoot the sufferer and as a substitute fled the scene on his bicycle.”
Police have no longer been in a position to spot a suspect within the case.
The person used to be described by way of police as a Latino male in his 30s, about 5 toes 9 inches tall and with a slender construct. They stated he had a “chiseled” face and a “pointy” nostril and used to be dressed in a black beanie and a black jacket with white lettering.
Akesa Oliveti, a close-by resident, instructed KTLA-TV the tried theft used to be uncharacteristic for the group.
“I feel excellent…