Mom uses soup can to stop thief from stealing SUV with son
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.
Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com