Man who followed carjacking suspect talks to WBRC FOX6

Man who followed carjacking suspect talks to WBRC FOX6

Good evening from the WBRC FOX6 Newsroom. This is Jonathan Hardison with a look at the stories we're following for you tonight.

Terrifying carjacking

I'll admit as a parent of young kids I'm still shaken tonight by the carjacking story we're following in the Montclair Road area tonight. Thankfully two toddlers have been reunited with their mother after the family vehicle was carjacked. But what if a quick-thinking Good Samaritan hadn't started following the SUV as it drove away? Tonight on WBRC FOX6 News at 9 our Vanessa Araiza is talking to the man who helped cops close in on the car, and eventually the suspects.

Unusual motive for a robbery

And a crazy story out of Hoover tonight has us all shaking our heads. A self-proclaimed "bestselling Christian and New Age author" has been arrested and charged with robbing the Carmike in Lee Branch movie theater using a mask, and a BB gun. Our John Huddleston working right now to dig into this guy's background, prior run-ins with the law, and why the suspect is claiming this was all an attempt to get initiated into the Free Masons. Don't miss this story new for WBRC FOX6 News at 10.

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