William Branch was charged with carjacking after he stole car keys from a woman with a baby outside of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Florida.
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A Florida Chick-fil-A employee credited with saving a woman from what would have been a carjacking earlier this month was recognized for his good deed by a Minor League Baseball team Thursday.
Mykel Gordon, a Fort Walton Beach native, threw out the first pitch Thursday for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos before game two of the team’s playoff series against the Montgomery Biscuits.
The Chick-fil-A employee was working inside the restaurant’s Fort Walton Beach location last Wednesday when he heard a woman yelling for help outside.
FLORIDA CHICK-FIL-A EMPLOYEE SAVES ‘SCREAMING’ WOMAN WITH A BABY IN WOULD-BE CARJACKING
According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was pulling an infant out of her car when a man approached her with a stick and demanded she give him her keys.
He then took the keys from her waistband, opened the car door and got inside.
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Gordon’s heroic actions led to the immediate arrest of the man, who was charged with battery and carjacking with a weapon.