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Brave 10-year-old brother yanks 6-year-old sister away, foils attempted kidnapping

A brave fifth grader says he thought he was going to have to fight for his little sister — and he was willing.

As he and six-year-old Terrincy were walking home from the school bus, 10-year-old Jaivon Simpson acted quickly when an apparently disturbed man grabbed Terrincy’s hand and started to drag her away, announcing that he loved the kindergartner.

Terrincy and Jaivon re-enact the incident

Jaivon swung into action, grabbing her other hand as she began to scream. The man turned her loose and the kids ran home, yelling. Their mom ran outside and summoned police.

A 61-year-old man still lurking around the bus stop was arrested on a charge of “especially aggravated kidnapping.”

Jaivon, who weighs about 60 pounds, says he was willing to fight for his little sister as you can see on this video from a local TV station:



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THBbaldridge

posted November 21, 2011 at 5:31 pm


What a brave young lad & Big Brother.
Bravo!!!



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Connie Ford

posted November 22, 2011 at 8:51 am


That is a pure example of brotherly love. My heart goes out to them both for having to experience that. Thank God they caught the man making other kids a bit safer. Good Job!



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oranett kidd

posted November 22, 2011 at 11:30 am


I am so proud of this little man. you go tiger.



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Mystic

posted December 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm


I coomend the brother for his bravery and his mother for teaching her children well Congrats and I am glad that they are both safe god bless



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Tarin

posted December 26, 2011 at 6:23 pm


What a wonderful and brave brother…his moms prayers for others helped save her own kids…beautiful



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