EXCLUSIVE: Video shows Oakland siblings saving mom from attempted robbery outside home

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) – An Oakland woman narrowly missed her purse after her children rushed to arrest her abuser.

The older sister, Jamie asked that we only use her first name. She described how she drove her 54-year-old mother to her house last week when, in surveillance footage, used in the Oakland Police investigation, you can see a man following the woman to the front steps of her house. House.

As the man walks up the steps after her and grabs her purse, you can see her son running and struggling with the man.

After a short, fierce struggle, the man runs away, and the son and Jamie chase after the man who jumps into a getaway car.

Fortunately, Mom was not seriously injured, although she has grazes where the purse was torn from her arm.

Jamie said she and her brother weren’t thinking about their own safety, just how to protect their mother:

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“Sometimes parents get nervous very easily and they don’t know what to do. As a younger generation we are trying to protect the older generation.”

Jamie also said she called the incident “bad luck” because her family had been attacked and robbed twice in the past. These two incidents took place in different parts of the city.

She is also grateful to the neighbors who saw what was going on and started screaming – and helped monitor the OPD. So far there have been no arrests.

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