City worker uses Weed Eater to defend himself during robbery

Published On: Sep 04 2014 07:01:13 AM EDT

A city of Houston worker who was attacked used his Weed Eater to protect himself, police said.

According to investigators, a man with a knife robbed the worker at Haden Park on Witte Road and Long Point Road in the Spring Branch area.

The worker used the Weed Eater to fight off the attacker.

Houston police said the worker is OK.

Police are now searching for the attacker.


The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus