Aussie hero Daniel McConnell recounts how he helped police catch a vandal in nothing but his jocks. Transcription Below:
Ohhh well it's really quite funny I was, I was in bed sleepin' at ahhh 2'o'clock this mornin' me wife comes in and says: "Ohhh the shops been, ahhhh, someone ran into the shop!" And I said "Oooahhhh what!?"
So aahhh I jumped outta bed and all I had was me undies on and I've walked out the front and I seen ahhh the car smashed and I seen the bloke walkin' back to the car! And so I've walked outside and I said "Oahhh whatayadoin' mate!? Like, ya can't be leavin' the scene," and he goes "Don't be a hero mate," and I said "I'm not tryna be a hero, but the police are commin'," and he just decided he'd scoot up the road and I just said "Naahh it's not goin' on like that mate."
So I jumped in me car and I started chasing him up the road and then he went down a side street and then the police were commin' and I flashed them and sent them off in the direction of him, but MATE, all I had was me jocks on and I was chasin' him up the street and I'm just like "MATE, LIKE!"
Reporter: Cuz, cuz you told me this is your mates shop and you didn't want him to get away?
"Yeah, nah, nah. It's it's well it's me mates mums had this shop for like forty odd years, and ahh, look at it. Look at it!
It's a mess isn't it?
Beyond a mess! Oohh well like, words can't explain how it is mate, like.
Now Daniel you've managed to put some pants on in the meantime.
Yeah mate hahah.
That's good to hear. Do you feel like a hero?
Ohhh, well not really it's just somethin' you gotta do for the community mate. It's like you look after your mates and your mates'll always look after you.
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