Courageous pensioner boxes his way out of attempted robbery at cashpoint

The attempted mugging took place outside a Sainsburys store in Cardiff

The incident happened on February 5, 2020.

In the video, the man can be seen parking his auto and walking towards an ATM to withdraw cash.

With the mugger taken aback, the 77-year-old was seen making hand gestures, seemingly beckoning his attacker to "bring it".

But the man fought back, holding the robber in a shoulder lock before throwing several punches.

Police are appealing for information on an attempted robbery, after a 77-year-old man bravely fought off a suspected robber, who was left empty-handed.

The South Wales Police spokesperson released a statement about the incident. Const. Stephen Mayne, of the South Wales police, said.

Footage shared by the twitter account of South Wales Police shows the moment an alleged would-be mugger is given a taste of his own medicine by a pensioner at a cashpoint in Cardiff. "We would encourage anyone who knows him to please come forward", the division wrote whereas sharing the video.

A number of netizens took to Facebook to commend the elderly man for his bravery. "Brave man to fight off that excuse for a human being", stated one other. Hope it won't have a lasting effect on the elderly gent", while another posted, "What a bad world we live in".

"Oh bless him! Must have been terrifying for him but good on him for fighting him off!" another added.



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