A beauty salon owner in Ecuador defended her shop against a would-be robber. Security camera footage shows the thief enter pretending to be holding a weapon behind his back. The owner and a few of the other women in the shop fought off the deceptive crook until they fled. Police haven't found the man yet, but he did leave behind his shirt and mask.
Next, a mom in Australia is being praised for her brave actions. A thief had been striking multiple houses in a Gold Coast neighborhood when Penelope Howard caught him. The suspect then fled, jumping onto a tiny boat, and attempted to flee but didn't get very far when he flooded the motor. Penelope jumped into the water and actually caught the man long enough for police to arrive.