'Can you drive stick?'

Shotgun-wielding carjacker defeated by standard-driving mom

So a 39-year-old mom is parking her car after driving her two daughters home from a Girl Guides meeting. Out of the shadows steps a man who points a shotgun at her chest and tells her to hand over the keys. She complies, but also calmly asks if he can drive standard. Apparently not. He tosses back the keys. More insights into the coolest mom under pressure, and perhaps coolest mom period, in this story from Winnipeg.

Winnipeg Free Press


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