Mugger meets match in blind judo champ

11th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

11 September 2007, Marburg, Germany (dpa) - A surprise was in store for a teenaged mugger who tried to steal a carton of cigarettes from a blind man in a German railway station: the victim was the former world champion in blind judo.

11 September 2007

Marburg, Germany (dpa) - A surprise was in store for a teenaged mugger who tried to steal a carton of cigarettes from a blind man in a German railway station: the victim was the former world champion in blind judo.

Police said Monday the youth, 17, vainly demanded the pack, then punched the ex-champion in the face.

The judoka threw the youth on the ground and pinned him down till police, called by a passer-by, reached Marburg Station.

DPA

Subject: German news

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