82-Year-Old Scuffles With Would-Be Carjacker in Atlanta

Police in Atlanta, Georgia, have released footage of an aborted carjacking during which the 82-year-old victim scuffled with the would-be carjacker, throwing him to the ground.

The footage was released by police on March 30 and the incident occurred on March 11 at a gas station on McDonough Boulevard, according to police.

A man approached the 82-year-old victim, who was at his car. The suspect pulled a gun, according to police, and demanded the man’s car. The victim fought back and the two scuffled, before the suspect threatened the victim with the gun.

The victim then ran toward the store and the suspect entered the vehicle. He then left the vehicle and ran off. Credit: Atlanta Police Department via Storyful

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