October 2nd, 2013
11:30 AM ET

Fencing Teacher Foils Robbery Plan

A fencing teacher in Nashville, Tennessee, foils two men trying to rob a purse in a parking lot with his sword.

CNN's John Berman gives him the "It Must Have Been The Pants Award of the Day"  because Franco Scaramuzza swooped in while still in his fencing outfit to save the day.

Scaramuzza says "I charged towards them, you know, holding my épée up high, and, you know, yelling at them. I kept yelling throughout the entire thing. They completely panicked and dropped everything they stole and really took off."

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