Williamsburg, VA (WHDH) — A 12-year-old girl in Virginia is being hailed a hero after she stopped a man from stealing her mom’s car, with her and her sister inside.
The girl’s mother had gotten out to help victims of a car accident.
That is when the man who caused the accident went over to the car and attempted to drive away.
“I put the car in drive because that’s a safety feature on the van, and held it there,” said Maddie Weiler. “And I just started punching him, and screaming as loud as I could.”
Police said the man tried to steal two other cars.
He had to be tasered twice before he was taken into custody.
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