A single mother in New York didn'tlet a would-be carjacker ruin her busy da yahead of her when he tried to drive away with her SUV on Tuesday morning.
After 49-year-old Tihisha Jones of the Bronx auto-started her 2005 Honda Pilot to warm it before she took her son to school around 7:30 a.m., she noticed a man sitting in the front seat.
Jones saw the suspect, identified bypolice as 19-year-old Bernado Santiago, toying with the ignition, attempting to start the SUV, as she walked towards it with her son, she told WABC.
When she opened the passenger doorto confront him, Santiago closed it on her, WABC reported. Jones then went around to the driver's side and pulled him out, according to the station.
Video taken from an upstairs apartment showed Jones standing over Santiago as he sits on the ground, holding on to his shirt as they awaited police.