WE ALL SAW IT ON FACEBOOK. It was a re-enactment for training purposes.
This is the ‘actress’, the ‘heroine’ of the video: GermaineYeap
The girl that fought back snatch thieves – Throwdown Fighter Germaine Yeap
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Wai Khru Ram Muay By Germaine Yeap of Kambiz Warrior Gym at Stadium Titiwangsa during the Muay Thai Mayor’s Cup 032 on 03/03/13.
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Thursday November 21, 2013 MYT 7:00:02 PM
Snatch thief video heroine revealed
PETALING JAYA: The woman featured in a video defending herself against snatch thieves turns out to be muay thai exponent Germaine Yeap.
She revealed that the scene was not a reenactment but was designed to promote crime awareness, especially to women, with the message to remain vigilant at all times.
Although the video received many comments from unwitting netizens praising her bravery, Yeap cautioned viewers to give up their belongings.
“Hopefully the mugger will leave you alone. Only engage if you have no choice,” she said in another video released today.
Yeap also said witnesses to crimes can help by contacting the police.
Wednesday November 13, 2013 MYT 12:26:41 AM
Viral video of woman giving would-be robber a beating was a mere re-enactment
PETALING JAYA: Many would be disappointed to find out that the viral video of a woman putting up a brave fight against snatch thieves in her house compound was, in fact, a mere re-enactment.
The video, which was shared on the Malaysian Crime Awareness Campaign’s Facebook page, clearly states that the video was a re-enactment for educational purposes.
The video, which has been shared on Facebook more than 4,200 times, had caught the attention of many who commended the woman for defending herself.
The one-minute long video showed a woman parking her car in her house porch, while a motorcycle is seen observing the car as she drives it in.
As the woman gets out of her car, the motorcycle pillion rider gets off and comes into the house compound just before the gate shuts, and tries to snatch her handbag.
The woman tries to pull her bag away from her attacker.
Unable to do so, she retaliates and springs into action, kneeing the robber in the stomach and kicking him to the ground.
She then starts pounding on the man until his accomplice comes to his aid, threatening her with a knife, which causes her to her hurriedly back off her attack.
He then pulls his partner up and drags him out of the house, unsuccessful in their attempt to rob the woman.
Several users commented on the video which was uploaded on YouTube..
Many people were fooled into thinking that it had really happened
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:35
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