A clip of a woman defending herself from a thief in a Turkish bakery while holding a cleaning cloth has gone viral on the internet. The video was shared by a user named Tansu Yegen on Twitter.
Latife Peker, a Turkish baker in the Netherlands, chased the thief in self-defense with a cleaning cloth; don’t underestimate the power of a cleaning cloth???? pic.twitter.com/4togC4JH5M
— Tansu YEĞEN (@TansuYegen) July 28, 2022
The clip opens with a mugger entering the store while the woman was cleaning the store with a rag in her hand. He was wearing a black hoodie and was armed with a knife. The woman attacks the thief using only a cleaning cloth and cleaning spray while the robber tries to attack the cash register upon entering the store.
The robber tries to hide his face when the woman hits him on the head. Another man rushes to arrest the thief as soon as he notices the theft is underway. However, the man in the black hoodie manages to escape from his grasp and manages to escape.
The images have gained more than 1.3 lakh views and more than 3,000 likes since they were shared on Twitter on Friday.
Users can rate the woman’s bravery in the comment section of the post.
One user asked and wrote, “Is that a spatula in his hand?” while another said, “Long live the Turkish bakery.”
A third user simply said, “Brave lady.”
Recently, an incident went viral from Greater Noida, where a traffic police officer was chasing a thief who had fled on foot about a kilometer with a woman’s wallet.
The thief took the bag from the woman while she was waiting at the busy roundabout in Surajpur. She immediately sounded the alarm.
Constable Ashish Kumar received praise from both the wife and social media users, who praised him for his dedication and physical fitness.