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Beatriz Pardo, a 50-year-old nurse from Lacey, Wash., was driving past a parking lot when she thought she spotted her car, which had been stolen five days earlier.

So she went against all sane advice and decided she'd confront the thieves, a woman and a man who worked together, reports KIRO TV from Seattle. She demanded they give her the keys, and when they said no, Pardo grabbed the woman and jammed her finger in her back. She told the thief she'd shoot her in the back if she didn't get her keys.

"That's my car, that's my chance," she said. "I can't let it go, that car."

She got her keys back, complete with a keychain containing a photo of her son. The suspects are under arrest, and although police congratulated her they say they wouldn't advise anyone else try this stunt.


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      Michael
      • 2 Years Ago
      She got her keys back, complete with a keychain containing a photo of her son Good for her that she got her car back, but she was rather stupid for leaving the keys in her car in the first place.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael
        That's odd, I read the entire story and watched the entire video, and it never mentions her leaving her keys in the car in the first place. Got any other parts of the story you'd like to make up based on zero evidence?
      STAN
      • 2 Years Ago
      Smells like a stupid lawsuit brewing.
      blindskeeter
      • 2 Years Ago
      The police advice against this. Looks like the police take their own advice every day.
      gosoaring10
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now THAT'S the way to give someone the finger!
      • 2 Years Ago
      And she left the keys i the stolen car that's how it got stolen. Then when she confronted the crroks she left the keys in the car she arrived in to recover her stolen can and it got stolen too...hahah
      charpist5
      • 2 Years Ago
      Isn't using your finger to replicate a gun a federal crime now? It would get a 3-year-old put in juvie or worse.
      cliffordhbelljr
      • 2 Years Ago
      Shoot the bastards!!
      tabbykitty26587
      • 2 Years Ago
      Lucky for her but I agree with the advice of blocking the car with another vehicle and calling the police.
      mike711l
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's the dumbest thing i ever heard of. When the next person to try that gets killed it will be her fault.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @mike711l
        How is the yellow line up your back?
      rozie874
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'd like to see those thief --- bet it wasn't Shaquika or Big Buddy.....LOL She was really lucky she didn't run into real hard core criminals.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well, I'm glad she got her car back, but that was a very dangerous move. I'm glad it worked out okay, and the thieves were caught.
      endmill44
      • 2 Years Ago
      Type your comm ent here You should have shot them too..
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