VIDEO: Bystanders thwart robbery attempt in Florida


ORANGE COUNTY, Fl. (NBC) — Two bystanders stopped a robbery attempt in Florida last month — and it was all caught on camera.

The newly released surveillance footage shows the suspect approaching a car going through an ATM in orange county.

You can see the victim pulling forward a bit, before stopping and struggling with the suspect.

According to police, the suspect grabbed the 55-year-old woman by the neck and pulled out a box cutter, demanding her purse.  

When she honks her horn for help, a man runs over to the passenger window, and calls over a friend.

That bystander then approaches the suspect from behind, and gets him away from the car. 

The suspect eventually took off on foot, and police say he remains on the run. 

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