It’s happened at least two dozen times in Dallas since the first of the year; robbers are targeting women in their driveways, sometimes in front of their children.
Many of these robberies have happened as the residents returned home in the evening hours. Police think more than one suspect is involved, because descriptions of the attackers are varied. The attackers have been armed with knives and sometimes a gun.
What can you do to protect yourself? Defense expert Aimee Brown joined Shelly Slater on News 8 at 4 to demonstrate some basic moves for self defense.