An 84-year-old Oklahoma army veteran may have lost his wallet to a common thief, but he did win the fight and has some advice for the rest of us.
On Monday night, Doug Jandebeur was getting into his pickup truck, which as parked outside his business in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when a robber, who had been waiting for him outside, attacked the veteran from behind.
Surveillance footage shows the robber, a young man, punching Jandebeur in the face and grabbing his wallet. However, Jandebeur was no victim. (Scroll down for the video.)
1. Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are searching for this man, who appeared to be waiting in a car park to attack 84-year-old Doug Jandebeur on Monday night.
2. As this security footage shows, the suspect approached Jandebeur from behind as he was getting into his truck.
Jandebeur told FOX News what happened:
I pulled out my automatic and was getting ready to ventilate him.
Once he saw my gun, he decided it was time to leave.
Jandebeur added that his wife was actually sitting in his truck’s passenger seat, waiting for him.
3. The robber grabs Jandebeur and punches him in the face, grabbing his wallet from his pocket.
4. However the thief is sent packing after the army vet spins around with his gun.
The veteran said he was concerned for both of them.
However, Jandebeur is thankful to have had his gun and that his business is located in a gun zone. He said:
Anybody that doesn’t arm themselves is asking for trouble.
5. Doug Jandebeur, 84, an army veteran, believes that anyone who doesn’t carry a gun is “asking for trouble”. He was attacked on Monday night.
Tulsa Police are now examining the security footage to try and determine who the attacker is.
In the attack, Jandebeur suffered a bruised jaw from the hit. He has lost his wallet, but is otherwise fine.
Anyone with information about the attacker is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 918-596-COPS.
6. An armed 84-year-old vet turns the tables on a robber.
Source: FOX News.
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