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Elderly Florida jewelry store owner, wife, pummel would-be robber on video

connectVideoSecurity camera captures brawl between a jewelry store owner and a would-be thief

When a “dissatisfied customer” tried to get a gold necklace of Daniel Setton jewelry shop in Hollywood, Fla., earlier this month, Setton and his wife were not having it.

The older couple beat the man after he ran behind the counter. The battle can be seen in the surveillance images released by policy on Wednesday.

Setton, 74, use Krav Maga, an Israeli self-defense and fighting technique he had learned in the Israeli Army, he told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. His wife measure used.

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“My wife, she was touching me more than she was hitting him,” Setton told the outlet. “I screamed: ‘Stop it. Stop it. Stop it.'”

The video, of 2 March, shows a man with a tie-dyed shirt and colorful arm tattoos walk in the DHS Oakwood Jewelers.

He can be seen placing a necklace on and walk behind the counter, where Setton and two employees were.

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“He bought a necklace here, two or three months ago, and broke it, and I said: ‘No problem, we will repair for you,'” Setton told the Sun-Sentinel. “But he said,” No, I want a new,’ and, ‘If you don’t give it to me, I take it myself.'”

The video shows Setton goes to the man and Setton, the woman quickly coming into the frame with a stick. She can be seen going behind the counter to join her husband in battle.

After Setton had gotten a hold of the man, and he stopped trying to fight back, the attempted thief can be seen picking up the chain he would rather be down and leave he store, Setton following.

“It was not a robbery,” Setton said. “He was just a stupid, stupid man.”

According to the Sun-Sentinel, the jewelry store was robbed in February. Almost $ 100,000 worth of jewelry was taken.

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