Viral In Brazil: Security Cam Captures Thug Attempting To Rob A Gracie BJJ Academy … In Brazil

There are probably better places to try and rob than a jiu-jitsu academy (BJJ) in Brazil. On Monday, a thief attempted to rob a Gracie Barra receptionist, but when she tried to run a struggle ensued. However, the commotion caught the attention of some students which caused him to flee.

“It was two men. One stayed out on the bike and the other entered the gym. He did not arrive announcing assault. She came to the front desk and asked for information. 

But as I mistrusted and did not answer, then he jumped the ratchet already asking for my cell phone. He surrounded me on the stairs and tried to take the cell phone out of my hand. The criminal tugged at my hair to try to lead me closer to him, but I jerked him away. 

Then, at that moment, he raised his shirt and said, ‘I’m going to kill you.’ But you could not tell what kind of weapon it was. You could not tell if it was a knife or a revolver. My luck was that one student saw the situation and called the other students. Frightened, the bandit ran and fled on a second bike, “said the receptionist, who chose not to identify.

The jiu jitsu coach, Edgar Xavier de Mattos Neto said the incident occurred around 7:30pm, and it’s very busy in that area during those hours.”He came in to ask for information and surrendered the employee, who had his cell phone in his hands.” It could have been a tragedy, we ran to try to immobilize him and call the police, “said Neto in the report by