A frightening attack on a woman in a wheelchair on the light rail in Phoenix was thwarted last month by a hero rider who flew into action at the right moment.
Phoenix police released light-rail surveillance video on Saturday morning of the incident in hopes of finding the vicious and cowardly criminal.
It was Friday, November 29, at 3:40 p.m., at the 12th Street and Jefferson platform, according to Sergeant James Rothschild of the Phoenix Police Department, who sent a news release to the media with the video and screenshots.&
As the first segment of the video shows, a man in a red hoodie and blue jeans is seen sitting in a chair across from the woman in the wheelchair, apparently contemplating what he was about to do. He gets up as the train stops on a platform and unhooks the surprised woman from her seat belt. He then begins maneuvering her