Gotta Watch: Heroic crimestoppers
A transit bus driver and teen motorist help to stop a getaway after a hit-and-run.
April 10th, 2012
12:07 PM ET

Gotta Watch: Heroic crimestoppers

If you witnessed a crime happening right in front of you would you have the nerve to stop it? It's easy to say yes, but think about it. You'd have to be pretty brave to just jump in to try and thwart an evil-doer.

Recently, a hit-and-run suspect was caught on camera striking a bicyclist on a bridge in Pennsylvania. You've gotta watch how the would-be culprit was stopped by the quick thinking of a transit bus driver.

And check out how these other crime stoppers mustered up their nerve and made the split-second decision to answer the call of duty.

Bus blocks hit-and-run driver

A teenage driver attempted to flee the scene of an accident after striking a cyclist on the Fahy Bridge in Pennsylvania. A bus driver takes action, but watch watch who else steps up to trap the teen and put a stop to the getaway.

Clerk stops fast-food robbery

A man leaped through a drive-through window at a Burger King attempting to steal money from the cash register. Watch how the surprised female clerk stands her ground and takes the suspect down.

Two MMA fighters foil robbery attempt

A man attempting to rob a Los Angeles hotel didn't account for the MMA fighters that happened to be in the lobby. Watch how a broken hotel key played a role in stopping the assailant mid-getaway.

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soundoff (74 Responses)
  1. a BREEDER

    Anybody that hits anybody with their vehicle needs to Pull Over. Kudos to the Bus Driver.

    April 10, 2012 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Oops, I just crapped my bads.

    April 11, 2012 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
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