Off-Duty Border Patrol Agent Stops Attempted Carjacking at Mall

TUCSON, Ariz. –A United States Border Patrol Agent was involved in an off-duty incident Saturday, where he heroically stopped a robbery from taking place.

The incident began this afternoon when the agent arrived at the parking lot of the Park Place Mall located at 5870 East Broadway Boulevard, in Tucson, Arizona. Shortly after getting out of his vehicle, the agent heard a woman shouting for help. The agent responded and witnessed four assailants, three males and one female, attempting to steal a women’s vehicle and purse. The agent confronted the subjects and gave commands to stop. All four assailants fled on foot. Tucson Police Department (TPD) responded shortly after and is investigating the case. No property was stolen. The victim and the agent were able to provide details on the confrontation to officers.