- Lawrence was walking along a road when he saw thugs mugging an elderly lady
- He put his life on the line and bravely scared off the muggers
- A witness shared the story on Facebook and Lawrence has won praise for his heroic action
A petrol attendant in Milnerton, Cape Town, has won praise for heroically saving an elderly lady from a gang of armed muggers.
Lawrence was walking along a road when he saw the thugs attacking the elderly woman recently, Briefly.co.za learned.
He bravely confronted the muggers and forced them to flee the scene. In the process, he rescued the woman from being harmed any further.
According to Good Things Guy, the attackers unfortunately made off with the woman's cell phone and gold chain. However, she was thankful to emerge from the incident unscathed.
A witness, Glen Trevor, shared the inspiring story on his Facebook profile, where it has gone viral. His post has racked up over 5,200 reactions, 1,000 comments, and 3,900 shares so far.
Commenters praised Lawrence for his bravery and selfless action. Many said his intervention restored faith in humanity. See more reactions below.
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