Oklahoma Woman Stops Carjacker With Personal Handcuffs


Published 07/17 2014 07:43AM

Updated 07/17 2014 07:57AM

An Oklahoma woman takes the law into her own hands, after a man tries to steal her car in a Shawnee parking lot.

The handcuffs hanging from Toni Jones rearview mirror aren't just for decoration.

They might have also helped save her life.

"I'm yelling help, help, somebody help, call the 9-1-1."

Jones was attacked in a Homeland parking lot in Shawnee by a man hoping to steal her car.

But Jones had other ideas.

"He wasn't getting my car, he wasn't getting my car it didn't matter the cost."

With the help of her sister and another shopper, Jones grabbed the man and pinned him down.

"I reached up, grabbed my handcuffs."

They waited for police.

"I handcuffed him and I said you will not move."

Now, the suspect, Daniel Ray Dodson, sits in jail.

Jones, the daughter of a sheriff's deputy, has a simple message for other women.

"Please, please keep your guard up. Don't let it happen to you."

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