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U.K. woman, 86, fights would-be mugger with...bacon?

Manchester - The attempted robbery of an octogenarian in a grocery store was reported by the Greater Manchester Police. But video evidence reveals the incident that was related by police was a tad exaggerated.

New Orleans mugger falls asleep during his own crime

New Orleans - An armed assailant tried to rob a 60-year-old man in New Orleans early Monday morning, but failed when he fell asleep in the middle of his own crime.

Taiwanese tourists down Spanish mugger with martial arts

Ronda - It was like something out of an action movie. A mugger tried to steal a woman's cellphone in the town of Ronda in the Málaga province of southern Spain this week. His attempts were foiled by two Taiwanese tourists, using a martial arts submission hold.

Video: Minneapolis mugger punches 8-year-old, steals his iPad

Minneapolis - A video surveillance camera captured a man going up to the eight-year-old, punching him in the face, and then stealing his iPad. He then ran away but was captured by a bystander.

Mugger in Central Park too fussy for flip phone

New York - Kevin Cook, 25, of Brooklyn was held up at gun point in Central Park for his phone on Saturday. When the mugger saw what was on offer, he gave the vintage flip phone back to his victim.

Mugger apologizes for 30-year-old crime over Facebook

Mugger Michael Goodman apologizes for a crime he committed more than 30 years ago, after finding his victim on Facebook.

90-year-old war veteran killed by mugger

London - A 90-year-old World War ll veteran was killed after a mugger attacked him on the doorstep of his home in London. The thief took the elderly man’s bus pass and £40.

NYPD Detective helps nab an ex-convict for attacking 85-year-old woman

A mugger brutally attacked an 85-year-old woman in an elevator early this week and shocked everyone as it was captured on tape. Thanks to great detective work, the New York Police Department arrested the attacker.

Video Shows Mugger Beating 85-Year-Old Woman in Elevator

Video cameras installed in an elevator captured a mugger brutally beating an 85-year-old woman. A reward for the mugger's capture has been posted.

A Victim Treats His Mugger to Dinner and Gives Him Money

A social worker was confronted by a mugger in New York and demanded money from him. The victim gave his wallet, his coat and treated him to dinner. After dinner, the victim gave $20 the criminal.

74-year-old fends off teen mugger

A 74 year old man was attacked by a teenage mugger Thursday night in Oakville.

Self-Defense: Man Kills Mugger

No charges will be laid against a man who killed a teen who tried to rob him

US Tourist Kills Mugger With Bare Hands

Retired GI puts armed Costa Rican in headlock, companions fend off others

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