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Woman jumps on vehicle's hood to stop carjacker

Woman jumps on vehicle's hood to stop carjacker

Marian was able to get in the drivers seat while the suspect got back in his own vehicle and drove away. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News App Melissa Smith said she saw the suspect trying to steal her auto from a Wisconsin gas station on Tuesday. "I know it's not the right decision but it was gut instinct", she said.

She told DailyMail.com she was checking and returning work emails so she didn't see the Cadillac approach.

"I had the thought in my head". When a suspect jumps into the driver's seat of a white SUV as its owner is pumping gas, the owner jumps onto the hood of the auto and clings to the windshield wipers.

Thief behind the wheel, Melissa on the hood, you see the thief slam on the brakes twice.

"I think teens do it because they think it's cool, ' Marian said". After a couple of seconds, the person inside the SUV jumped out - and left the SUV in gear, the station reported.

An American woman resorted to an unconventional method to stop thieves from stealing her vehicle.

A Wauwatosa woman went from pumping gas one minute to fighting off auto thieves the next.

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The driver tried throwing her off the hood.

'So I had to hop in and I managed to stop it just before it hit a light post'.

Smith said she realized the vehicle was still moving and had to hop in to break it, managing to do so just before it hit a lamp post.

While the suspects haven't been caught, police who arrived on the scene fingerprinted Smith's auto. Smith was told the auto they were in was stolen.

She shared video of the incident both to warn her larger network about carjackings and to send a message to teenagers possibly involved in this type of behavior.

"These teens showed no remorse for what they were doing as they laughed at me while attempting to steal my vehicle". "But it's just like you get told by your mom when you're a kid, 'If everyone else was jumping off a bridge, would you do it too?'" It's not going to make you good honest money.


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