A courageous 10-year-old girl scared away a person who could have been attempting to burglarize her home, video footage from her household’s Ring digital camera exhibits.
Lola Letourneau was sitting in her household’s SUV at their Bakersfield home round four p.m. Thursday, serving to her mother by beginning the automotive and turning on the air con, when she noticed a stranger method the home, KERO reported.
Swiftly, Lola is seen darting out of the automotive in entrance of the person, yelling, “Get out of right here!” — after which screaming — spooking him, the video exhibits.
The person runs away as Lola makes a beeline for her home.
“I simply knew I wanted to inform him to go away,” Lola advised the outlet. “So I simply considered a bunch of phrases to love inform him to go away.”
Lola’s mom, Jordan Pendley, known as her daughter “very courageous.”
“I’m so stunned,” Pendley advised KFSN. “She was fairly shook up, I felt fairly unhealthy for her. She was actually scared, however that was such a daring transfer of her.”
Lola’s stepdad Dylan Pendley advised KERO he had ready Lola for conditions like this, telling her to “simply yell.”
“I imply, particularly with the pandemic occurring, there’s lots of people home,” he stated. “Simply scream and somebody goes to return exterior. Luckily, my neighbor, he got here out.”
The suspect, proven driving round in a brown Mitsubishi Outlander Sport earlier than approaching the storage, apparently didn’t notice that Lola was sitting within the parked SUV, KFSN reported.
The household has filed a report with the Kern County Sheriff’s Workplace.
The dad and mom stated they’ll now not let their youngsters wait within the automotive for them, and everybody will stroll out collectively.