Girl Scouts Fight Back Against Robber Who Stole Cookie Money

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File photo of Girl Scouts. (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

File photo of Girl Scouts. (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

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FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (CBS Houston) — Girl Scouts outside a Fort Bend County Walmart tried to fight back against a robber who stole their money from cookie sales.

According to KHOU-TV, a man went up to the group to ask them how much their cookies were. The girls say that’s when the suspect took off with their cash.

“[H]e grabs our cash box and runs over to the car and drives off,” 9-year-old Rachel Johnson told the station. “They drive off and I sort of hang on to the car and it drags me a bit.”

Fellow Girl Scout Iravia Cotton tried to stop the suspect after he took off.

“Me and my friend, Rachel, went after the money and then they tried to hit me with the car. I started hitting the boy that was in the passenger seat, so I think he learned his lesson a little bit,” Cotton told the station. “And then they dragged my friend Rachel across the street driving off real fast.”

The suspects got away with $200 and remain on the loose. The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto say the girls will not be held responsible for the money lost, according to a statement on its website, and are encouraging people to donate to replace the money that was lost.

Johnson received minor injuries from the incident.

“Who steals from a Girl Scout? I mean, seriously, it’s like the worst thing ever,” Johnson told the station.

CBS Houston has reached out to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department for comment.

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