According to the Daily Post, the thief attacked the woman on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Okpafie, the Okpokwu area of Benue State.
A woman identified as Mrs. Apeh showed some steel when she reportedly grabbed a knife from a suspected robber looking to steal her motocycle.
Apeh Peterhot, the son of the woman told reporters that a moment of bravery saved his mother from her attacker whose name is Timothy Odoh.
“Luckily, my mum was brave enough to drag the knife with him before other people came to her rescue”, he said.
After taking the knife from Odoh, people came around to the scene, stripping him naked as they beat him viciously.
He was soon taken to Ugbokolo Divisional Police Station, where he will be answering for his crime.