Breaking News

Watch LDS Missionaries Disarm Attacker in Brazil and Fight Back
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

LDS missionaries

Summary: Two armed attackers attempt to rob two LDS missionaries but end up getting beat up before running away empty-handed.

  
What
Where


Don’t mess with the missionaries. Two LDS missionaries serving in the Manaus Brazil Mission were seen on surveillance footage fighting off two armed attackers. The two attackers were attempting to rob the missionaries at gunpoint.

From the footage it is apparent that the attackers advanced towards the missionaries on a motorcycle, stopping right next to them and two other locals. The man on the back of the motorcycle steps off and pulls a gun from his belt region. The one missionary does not let this stop him.

The missionary wrestles the gun from the man and then turns it on the attacker. When the other attacker still on the motorcycle decides to join in on the fight, the missionary tosses the gun over a fence. The two exchange a few punches while moving around the street. Witnesses to the event come to help with both attackers eventually fleeing.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




International security expert David Acosta explains this typical robbery tactic, “They come up on a motorcycle, they get off. The one guy is they get away guy and the other guy is the armed robber and they will shoot you…they will shoot you. If you don’t feel like your life is for sure in danger, like you’re going to be shot, then just hand over whatever it is you have. Don’t resist because it is so dangerous.”

The identity of the missionaries is not known although he does appear to be white. The person that posted the video to Facebook claims the missionary is American. There are over 74,000 full-time LDS missionaries missions around the world.



Do you think the missionary made the right choice to fight back? Tell us in the comments below.

To learn more about others held at gunpoint, read these articles:

Photo: Facebook.com



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation Trial Attorney with 3-5 years of pleading experience

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of our client seeks litigation trial attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candi...

Apply Now

Corporate Attorney with mergers and acquisitions experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking a corporate attorney with 1-6 years of M&A, corporate finance, securit...

Apply Now

Estate Planning Attorney with 6+ years of experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking an experienced estate planning attorney with 6+ years of experience. C...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 4-5 years of experience. The...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

USA-TX-Houston

INSURANCE DEFENSE / TRANSPORTATION LITIGATION Law firm located in North Houston seeking an associ...

Apply now

Legal- Disbursal Manager

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious Personal Injury Law Firm seeks Disbursal Manager Qualified individuals need to have p...

Apply now

Legal- Disbursal Manager

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious Personal Injury Law Firm seeks Disbursal Manager Qualified individuals need to have p...

Apply now

Litigation Associate

USA-LA-Shreveport

A well-established AV rated defense firm seeking an experienced associate with 1-5 yrs experien...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top