Spring Breakers Fight Off Alleged Robbery Suspect Outside Broward Gas Station - NBC 6 South Florida

Spring Breakers Fight Off Alleged Robbery Suspect Outside Broward Gas Station

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    Men Fight Back Against Would-be Robber

    The men who fought back against a would-be robber at a Oakland Park gas station spoke out about the attack. NBC 6's Marissa Bagg reports.

    (Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • The incident took place Sunday morning at the Mobile gas station located off Oakland Park Boulevard.

    Surveillance video from this weekend shows the moments when four spring breakers fought back against an alleged robber outside a Broward gas station.

    The incident took place Sunday morning at the Mobile gas station located off Oakland Park Boulevard. In the video, a man approaches the group - with three of the victims being tourists from Indiana according to Broward Sheriff's Office officials - and pulled out a gun before demanding all their money and items.

    Three of the men became involved in a physical altercation with the suspect, getting him to drop his gun while the tackled him to the ground.

    "When something like that happened, when I noticed the gun, it was fight mode automatically, I wasn't going to let my family get injured at any point," said Alex Wisbey, who was one of the victims along with his brother and two of their cousins.

    Men Describe Fighting Off Would Be Broward Robber

    [MI] Men Describe Fighting Off Would Be Broward Robber

    NBC 6's Marissa Bagg has the wild video plus what one of the victims is saying about the moments from this weekend at a gas station.

    (Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019)

    "I knew what could've happened, I know there was a possibility I could be shot and killled, but that's my family, we die for each other," he added.

    Moments later, another person – identified by police as Kevin Campbell – runs up to the scene and starts to help the alleged subject by pushing the other men off before fleeing the scene.

    Campbell, who was the driver of the getaway car, was later arrested and charged with robbery while police continue their search for the other suspect.

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