Grasshopper pitcher strikes out crime and stops inside the parking lot run home

Posted by Andy Durham on April 9, 2010 at 11:38 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

GREENSBORO — Grasshoppers pitcher Curt Petersen stopped an attempted robbery Wednesday morning in the parking lot of the Walmart on Battleground Avenue.

Petersen, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound right-hander from Aubrey, Texas, said he was leaving the store when he saw a man attack a woman and steal her purse.

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  • Crime Stopper said,

    Way to go Curt Petersen, The lady he helped rescue from the attacker is a wonderful volunteer in the Northwest community. I understand she was injured by the scumbag attacker. The judge who gets this case needs to nail the guy.

    Curt Petersen, it is because of people like you that the world is a better place. I hope that you are honored on the baseball field in front of the community for the wonderful action you took. We are proud you are a member of our home team.