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Video: Woman jumps on hood to stop car thief

Video: Woman jumps on hood to stop car thief near Milwaukee, Wisc. (CNN Newsource)

A woman in Milwaukee, Wisc. went from pumping gas one minute, to fighting off a thief the next.

According to WISN, Melissa Smith decided to fight back - by jumping on the hood of her car to try and stop him.

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"I had the thought in my head. Do I go after my purse or do I stop my car. And the price tag of my car flashed through my head," she said.

Surveillance video shows the suspect slam on the breaks twice to get her off.

But she wouldn't budge.

"He was laughing while I was on my car and he was trying to throw me off. So zero remorse."

While she admits the danger never crossed her mind, she's glad it ended up stopping the thief from taking her car.

He did however take off with her purse, phone, and wallet.


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