Good Samaritan Twarts a Train Robbery, by taking the dudes' gun!

 

Jean Paul LaPierre was in Chicago to run the Chicago Marathon, but he ended up being a hero to passengers on a train after a guy with a gun was robbing people on it. As marathoners rushed off the train, he headed back on and confronted the robber, taking his gun and not letting him go.

A frightened passenger on the train caught the whole thing on video. It shows 54-year-old LaPierre yelling at the robber, telling him, “I’m a boxer, I’ll break your head in one punch.” He held the man off until police arrived and they have now charged a suspect with robbery with a firearm and he went on to run the marathon.

A marathon runner who had been threatened by the robber says she’s thankful LaPierre was there to help, adding, “It was incredible to see because everyone else just sat there frozen.”

Source:WGNTV

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