Jun 19, 2016

So a Guy on a Horse Just Lassoed a Bike Thief in a Walmart Parking Lot

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Photograph via KTVL News

 

If it wasn’t for the photos this story would be hard to believe. A would-be thief attempting to steal a mountain bike from a rack outside a Walmart in southern Oregon was chased down by a man on a horse and lassoed until police arrived to arrest the individual.

The incident took place in a Walmart parking lot in Eagle Point, a small town about 12 miles northeast of Medford.

 

Guy on Horse Lassoes Bike Thief in a Wal-Mart Parking Lot (1)

Photograph via KTVL News

 

After witnesses noticed a man trying to steal a bike, Robert Borba sprang into action. Borba was in the lot with his horse in a trailer. According to KTVL:

 

The man chased after the thief on horse, who was fleeing, and lassoed the suspect, holding him down until local police arrived.

 

[KTVL CBS 10 News via Reddit]

 

 

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