High School Band Member Thwarts Muggers
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with a warning from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department: Don't mess with the marching band girls, especially one who's carrying her baton. A 17-year-old band member was walking to school when two young men tried to mug her. She spun around, punched one in the nose, kicked the other in the groin and beat them both with her baton. As a deputy sheriff told the Antelope Valley Press, final score: marching band 2, thugs 0.
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