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Watch This Badass Mom Fight Off Armed Carjackers To Protect Her Children

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A woman in Florida fought off armed carjackers who tried to steal her car with both her kids inside it at a gas station in Florida on Monday night, ABC News reported.

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Surveillance video shows one of the armed men getting into the 21-year-old woman's red convertible where her two children, aged 1 and 7, were sitting, while an accomplice bangs on the windows with his gun.

"She's able to drag him out of her car, while the other one on the other side runs away like a coward," Sgt. Carl Zogby of the Hialeah Police Department told WPLG. "They both end up running away," he said.


Police soon arrested three suspects, two men and a woman, on charges of attempted armed carjacking and eluding police, KTLA reported. They also recovered three handguns from the suspects.

The mother and her children were unharmed, police said.

BuzzFeed News has reached out to the Hialeah Police Department for comment.

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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