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Witnesses rescue woman, children from attempted carjacker

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SAN DIEGO (PIX11)– A man allegedly attempting to steal a car was stopped in his tracks by community members who witnessed the crime.

According to the YouTube description, the man tried to steal the car while a woman and her children were inside.

That’s when witnesses stepped in to help.

After prying the keys from the man’s hands, the crowd dragged the alleged thief into a parking lot and punched him.

The uploader of the video, Aaron Leaf, posted an update on the video saying that the woman and children were checked out by EMT but had no physical injuries.