Surveillance Video: Boy Foils Armed Robbery at Dad's Jewelry Store

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

A 12-year-old boy in Turkey is being hailed as a hero for stopping an armed robbery at his father's jewelry store.

The Daily Mail reports that back in June the man wearing a surgical mask walked into the store in Istanbul, pulled a gun and ordered the jeweler to fill a bag with jewelry. He didn't notice the man's son standing behind him. The boy jumped him. After a brief struggle the man ran out of the store. Police later arrested him.

The surveillance video was just posted to the Internet and has gone viral: