VIDEO: 3 Marines Come to Aid of Elderly Woman Facing Down Armed Thugs

One minute a group of Marine recruiters were sitting in their office in Lynwood, Washington, and the next they were stopping a robbery of an elderly woman and nabbing one of the robbers.

Led by Staff Sergeant Ben Shoemaker, the Marines heard a ruckus outside their office and when they went out to see what was going on they found a woman yelling for help because two teens were trying to rob her.

As Staff Sgt. Shoemaker noted:

“She said, ‘Help me. I’m being robbed!’ I stopped paying attention to her. She’s not the problem.

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That kid was never going to outrun me. Marines run towards the sound of chaos.

It’s really what I’m trained to do, be it recruiting, be it that; my job is to protect the United States Public.”

One teen was captured and he had a bat with him. A second suspect is still in the wind.

But good for these men to come to the woman’s rescue.

Warner Todd Huston

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