In this video from China, you can see a teenage girl walking down an alley with a kidnapper who snatched her only 32-feet from her front door. The 14-year-old girl noticed people looking for a parking spot and started screaming. Those strangers jumped in a saved her, as the kidnapper ran off.
In Newport, Wales, a 19-year-old masked man entered a busy shop shouting "armed robber" to scare patrons while holding a BB gun in his hand. He then pointed the gun at the shop owner's head, but when the owner retaliated the man ran off. The attempted robber pleaded guilty to multiple charges and was sentenced to four years in custody.