Little Girl Fights Off Kidnapper With Her Teeth

Heather Darnell, 8, bites back in struggle of her life.
1:35 | 08/24/13

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We have the story of an extremely brave little girl, who fought off a kidnapper with the only weapon she had, her teeth. 8-year-old heather darnell praised for fighting back in a terrifying situation. And tai hernandez is here with her story. We have that video, thanks to a surveillance camera. And it shows every parent's nightmare. The suspect's car driving by a young girl's home. And 20 minutes later, an attempted abduction right in her own backyard. That man came over here. And what did he do, health center. He put his hand in my mouth. What did you do? Bite him. Reporter:8-year-old heather darnell is still shaken, by the attempted kidnapping, seen here on surveillance video. She was playing in the alleyway with her 6-year-old brother, when the suspect drove by. 20 minutes later, the suspect returns and attempts to get ahold of heather. An older, light-skinned black male, grabbed her. Put his hand around her mouth. She bit him and kicked him to get away. Reporter: As the suspect approaches heather, both struggle. And she bites her attacker's hand and breaks free. As the suspect drives away, she runs to her parents, who contacted police. She did what she was supposed to do. And I'm proud of her. I'm a proud mom that she did what she did. A brave little girl she is. Reporter: Police are still looking for the man and his vehicle. Those parents are shaken but very proud their daughter fought back. And may have saved her own life. That's what she was supposed to do. All right. Terrifying for those parents. Thanks, tai. Now, for a check of the

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