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VIDEO: Woman wrestles gun away from thief during robbery

Posted at 6:35 AM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 09:35:46-04

A video has been released of a woman's recent encounter with an armed robber.

It happened in Norfolk, Virginia.

Police say that a thief entered a husband and wife's restaurant and got more than he bargained for.

In the video, you can see a man pointing a gun at a woman. The woman grabs the gun and the two begin to struggle.

Next, you see the woman's husband run out of the kitchen with a huge knife.

The husband and wife were able to chase the would-be thief off before he was able to take anything. The woman later said that she thought the gun was fake.

A 19-year-old man was later arrested by police. He is currently being held at the Norfolk jail.