'Hero' father who thwarted alleged attempted kidnapping speaks out

Terry Brackney of Baker, Florida, said he is "praying for peace of mind" after the arrests of four armed teenagers who allegedly planned to kidnap Brackney's teenage daughter.
2:40 | 11/14/17

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We are back with abbance news exclusive about a father and daughter targeted tore kidnapping and robbery now telling their story reviewing clues that tipped them off. An elaborate and frightening plot that involved four armed suspects and a car full of kidnapping supplies but thankfully their quick thinking and intuition helped save their lives. I'm scared to sleep in my own bedroom and scared to go to my own school. This morning amber and her father speaking out for the first time after thwarting a kidnapping plot after she drove home from her part-time waitre waitressing job. I felt like my life was in danger. There were three barrels blocking my driveway. I automatically thought this is something that would happen on a scary movie, you know, like when you get out and then you like get taken or something bad happens. Reporter: As amber served around the barrels her father Terry sprang into action. I noticed the goodlight came on. The dogs wouldn't quit barking so I got up again and when I walked out the back door and looked to my right that's when I saw the two individuals about 15, 20 feet from me at the next door which is the garage door trying to break in and that's when I yelled at them and fired three shots. Reporter: According to investigators the suspects were allegedly planning on kidnapping amber by forcing her out of her car taking her to the house and subduing her father who they believed to be wealthy and robbing the home. I work seven days a week. I work hard. I only funeral home and a clothing store here in town and the community has been very good to me over the years. Had these individuals made it in our house I said today would have been our funerals. Reporter: The 51-year-old called 911 police tracked down this white jeep. Inside they say they found a trove of potential kidnapping materials, latex glove, masks, dark clothing and a roll of tape. The suspects four teenagers who go to the same high school as Terry's daughter are now being charged as adults with attempted kidnapping and attempted home invasion. The brackneys working on moving forward. I'm thankful I'm here today and alive and their plan didn't succeed. She trusted her gut and again those four suspects rank in age from 15 to 19. Each charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted home invasion robbery. To think they all went to the same high school and concocted this plot allegedly. Wow. Coming up, that 25-year-old surfer whose quick thinking move

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