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Good Samaritan stops suspect who was beating woman on NYC street

A good Samaritan interrupted a would-be mugger as he pummeled a woman into unconsciousness a block away from her Lower East Side home, officials said Monday.

The 61-year-old victim suffered bleeding on her brain, and needed to be intubated after the Saturday attack, prosecutors said

Police sources said the attacker, Devin Brown, 23, was looming over the victim on Forsyth St. near Stanton St., by Sara D. Roosevelt Park, when a passing motorist noticed her legs sticking out from behind a tree at 6 a.m.

The witness got out of his car and asked Brown what he was doing, and Brown twice yelled out, “She robbed me!”

Masked woman attacks city bus driver with caustic spray

Except the woman was bleeding from the mouth and unconscious, and he was repeatedly slamming her head into the ground, sources said.

Brown walked off, and the witness called 911, and police caught up with

Read more at: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/good-samaritan-stops-suspect-beating-woman-nyc-street-article-1.3188401

TFD: N. Topeka fire was intentially set; Good Samaritan woke resident

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — The occupant of a north Topeka home made it to safety Monday morning after a passing driver spotted heavy smoke billowing from the back of the house.

The Topeka Fire Dept. says the Good Samaritan quickly stopped, went up to the home and started knocking. After banging on the door several times, the person inside woke up and got out of the home.

Firefighters arriving at the scene, in the 300 block of NW Fairchild Street, around 7:45 a.m. said they could see smoke and flames coming from the south side of the home. They put the fire and managed to keep it from spreading to other structures.

The preliminary investigation indicates the the blaze was intentionally set. Investigators say it started on the south side of the home and estimated the damages at $5,000.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007

Read more at: http://www.wibw.com/content/news/TFD-N-Topeka-fire-was-intentially-set-Good-Samaritan-woke-resident-423693804.html

‘Good Samaritan’ dies trying to stop fight

Ken Poihipi died after trying to stop a fight in the early hours of Saturday, May 20.

Ken Poihipi died after trying to stop a fight in the early hours of Saturday, May 20.

A “good samaritan” died after trying to intervene and stop an early morning fight.

Ken Poihipi, 64, stepped in to stop two young men squaring up in a dispute over cheating with a partner, on the main street outside a bar in the south Auckland suburb of Papakura, a witness said.

But the Clendon man was instead assaulted himself and fell to the ground. The incident occurred about 2.40am on the corner of Elliot St and Great South Rd.

Elliot St in Papakura, where Ken Poihipi tried to stop a fight.

Elliot St in Papakura, where Ken Poihipi tried to stop a fight.

He

Read more at: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/92806011/good-samaritan-dies-trying-to-stop-fight

Kamloops RCMP seek Good Samaritan who drove gunshot victim to hospital

Kamloops RCMP are seeking a Good Samaritan driver who stopped to pick up two men – one of which had been shot – and drove the to the hospital the morning of May 17, 2017.

Read more at: http://vancouversun.com/news/crime/kamloops-rcmp-seek-good-samaritan-who-drove-gunshot-victim-to-hospital

Good Samaritan Slain In South

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Yesterday, a Guatemalan national was killed on the Coastal Road in Southern Belize. Eduardo Caal died trying to help the victims of a car accident, but unfortunately he did not know that those victims were criminals making a getaway. Our news team went down South to find out what happened, here’s Alex Courtenay with the story…

Alex Courtenay reporting
Edwardo Caal was just trying to do the right thing, when he was shot dead yesterday afternoon. Caal, was driving down the Coastal Road on the way to visit his brother, when he happened upon a car totaled on the side of the road. When he stopped to offer his assistance, the crashed vehicle’s passengers shot him and made off

Read more at: http://7newsbelize.com/sstory.php?nid=40350

Guatemalan ‘Good Samaritan’ Murdered on Coastal Road …

May 16, 2017

Guatemalan ‘Good Samaritan’ Murdered on Coastal Road

Edwardo Samuel Caal Sub

A father of seven children was executed on Monday morning when he attempted to assist persons in a traffic accident.  The Good Samaritan was a Guatemalan national who lived with his family in Hope Creek, Stann Creek District. Edwardo Samuel Caal Sub was driving behind a stolen vehicle that was transporting a set of robbers from Silk Grass Village on the Southern Highway. When that vehicle overturned, Caal Sub went to help, but he was shot and killed and his car used as the getaway vehicle. News Five’s Duane Moody reports.

 

Duane Moody, Reporting

At around eleven-twenty on Monday, there was a traffic accident on the Coastal Road in Stann Creek; a Ford Explorer SUV lost control and

Read more at: http://edition.channel5belize.com/archives/146362

Man sentenced for crash that severed good Samaritan’s legs

A 78-year-old Howell man was sentenced to probation and community service for a misdemeanor charge stemming from a crash that severed a good Samaritan’s legs.

Malcolm Darryl Steider declined to comment at his sentencing hearing in 53rd District Court in Howell, but his attorney said the Howell man wishes he could apologize for the Nov. 15 crash on Grand River Avenue that severed local businessman Christopher Alvarado’s legs.

“My client wants more than anything to apologize to the victim in this matter, but has not been able to because of the circumstances

Read more at: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/livingston-county/2017/05/15/malcolm-steider-sentence/322804001/

Victim looking for good Samaritan who defended him during Gallery Place Metro station assault


A man said he was assaulted at Gallery Place during Friday’s evening rush hour. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Metro has arrested two teenagers and charged them with aggravated assault after they allegedly attacked a man on the platform at Gallery Place on Friday night.

Now, the victim and his family are seeking the good Samaritan who they say came to his aid during the attack.

The assault occurred about 5:45 p.m. Friday as John Rowley, 62, was exiting a Red Line train on the upper-level of Gallery Place, on his way to meet a friend. Rowley said he was walking toward  the end of the crowded platform when a group of teenagers approached. One of the teens thrust his shoulder into Rowley’s chest, knocking him off-balance, and another threw him to the ground, Rowley said.

“I was just minding my own

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dr-gridlock/wp/2017/05/15/victim-looking-for-good-samaritan-who-defended-him-during-gallery-place-metro-station-assault/