Security cameras caught a pick-pocketing migrant tried to steal from an elderly woman at subway station in Sweden. But the crime was interrupted by a young woman with two children.
This incident was captured on security camera and posted this week online.
UPDATE: The Swedish police arrested the man behind the beating.
The Local reported:
A man accused of hitting a mother in front of her two toddlers at Stockholm’s Gamla Stan subway station because she tried to stop him from pickpocketing has been arrested.
The suspect was taken in for questioning on Friday after surveillance camera footage of the attack on January 5th grabbed global headlines.
In the video, first shared by Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet, a man is seen approaching a woman pensioner just after she rummages in an open bag and starts using her mobile phone, while she is walking up a flight of stairs at the Gamla Stan (Old Town) metro station in central Stockholm.