While driving out of a Jiffy-Lube store on Biscayne Boulevard, a robber snatched the purse from a woman sitting on a bench. As he made his getaway I tried to cut him off with my car, but he went around me into Biscayne Boulevard. However, the workers at Jiffy-Lube and a customer caught up to the purse snatcher and wrestled him to the sidewalk, recovered the purse and administered a healthy beating, before he slipped away to a waiting get-away car.
Total strangers solved a crime against a helpless victim, just because it was the right thing to do.
Jorge L. Rodriguez, Miami
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