It’s amazing how all it takes to stop a crime in progress is…
… you know the rest.
“This lady opens her car door, grabs the woman’s purse and they reverse. While they’re trying to reverse, the lady is holding on to her purse still, chasing them all the way to the middle.”
That’s when a perfect stranger intervened. He happened to be in his car in the parking lot when it happened.
“And that good Samaritan came out, drew his weapon and scared them. And that’s when he pulled them out of the car.”
Someone snapped a picture of the man holding the two suspects at bay. A few minutes later, police arrived and took the male and female suspects into custody.
The man who first confronted them purchased some candy for his kids and drove away.
As a general rule of thumb it is advisable not to try to take the bad guys into custody, but this ended well for everyone but the bad guys.