Video: Bus Driver Hailed a Hero After Stopping Thief


A Busan bus driver has been hailed as a hero after stopping a thief who had robbed an elderly woman of her bag at a bus stop in Haeundae.

The 40-year-old city bus driver was driving along his route in Songjeong when he noticed a younger man stealing an elderly woman’s bag while she was waiting for the bus.

He then stopped the bus, got out and confronted the thief and a small struggle ensued. He notified someone to call the police which came and arrested the 32-year-old man, surnamed Lee.

The bus driver, Kim, has been awarded a certificate of appreciation and a reward from the Haeundae Police Department.

You can check out the video above which was shown on the Busan Ilbo web site.



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