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Car owner attacks would-be-thief with his fists and chases him off his property

Car owner attacks would-be-thief with his FISTS and chases him off his property in dramatic CCTV

  • A would-be-car thief was stopped in the act by a vigilant home owner in Essex
  • In the CCTV footage the thief is captured opening the door of a BMW 320 estate
  • Video posted Crimewatch Southend & Local Areas, Essex UK Facebook page 

This is the shocking moment a car thief was stopped in his tracks by a vigilant home owner who saw him off with his bare fists.

In the CCTV footage the thief is captured at around 3am opening the door of a BMW 320 estate parked in a drive way in Southchurch, Essex on August 20.

However the car owner, who was already awake and preparing to go to work, was alerted by the security light and rushes out to stop the bandit.

This is the shocking moment a car thief (pictured above) was stopped in the act by a vigilant home owner

In the CCTV footage the thief (above) is captured at around 3am opening the door of a BMW 320 estate parked in a drive way in Southchurch, Essex

In the CCTV footage the thief (above) is captured at around 3am opening the door of a BMW 320 estate parked in a drive way in Southchurch, Essex

The car owner (pictured left), who was already awake and preparing to go to work, was alerted by the security light and rushes out to stop the bandit

The car owner (pictured left), who was already awake and preparing to go to work, was alerted by the security light and rushes out to stop the bandit

He tackles the would-be-thief before delivering a few punches with his bare fists to scare the man away.

The thief runs off into the darkness before the home owner walks back into his home. 

The video was posted onto the Crimewatch Southend & Local Areas, Essex UK public Facebook page yesterday and has gathered a number of comments from users supporting the home owner.

One user wrote: ‘The empire strikes back, well done.’

Another user wrote: ‘Good on ya, he got his comeuppance.’ 

He punched the thief, who runs off into the darkness before the home owner walks back into his home

He punched the thief, who runs off into the darkness before the home owner walks back into his home

The video was posted onto the Crimewatch Southend & Local Areas, Essex UK Facebook page yesterday and has gathered a number of comments from users supporting the home owner

The video was posted onto the Crimewatch Southend & Local Areas, Essex UK Facebook page yesterday and has gathered a number of comments from users supporting the home owner

 

 

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