Detroit Boy Saves Mother From Armed Robbers

DETROIT, MI (WLNS) – A Detroit boy is being called a hero today after protecting his mother from a group of armed robbers.

Officials say the 12-year-old and his mom just pulled into their driveway around 1:30 Tuesday morning when the suspects approached the van, pulled out a knife and demanded money. The boy told reporters he put his arm out to protect his mom.

The boy was taken to the hospital for some stitches.

The suspects took off running.

No arrests have been made.

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