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Mom uses soup can to stop thief from stealing SUV with son

April 3, 2019

HOLLY HILL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman with her 2-year-old son stopped a carjacking by threatening to throw a soup can at the would-be thief.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that the attempted theft occurred Tuesday in Holly Hill.

Police say the man tried to steal the woman’s SUV after crashing a stolen car nearby. Investigators say the woman grabbed a can of Progresso soup and yelled at the man to get away. The man ran off.

Police officers were searching for the man.

The woman didn’t want to be identified.

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Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

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