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  • 19 December 2013, 16:37

Seattle Gunman Wrestled By Bus Passengers

Footage has emerged of a dramatic confrontation aboard a bus between a gun-wielding robber and the passengers who overpowered him.

The passenger managed to knock down the suspect and he was held down until police arrived and arrested him.

The suspect, 19-year-old Trevonnte Brown, has been charged with robbery offences.

The CCTV footage from the bus, dated November 25, has just been released.

It shows Brown, a black hood over his head, approaching a passenger.

But as the man sees the gun, he reacts quickly, grabbing the weapon from the suspect's hand and punching him, as other passengers join in.

The man was hailed a hero by fellow passengers.

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