Cops: Heroic bystanders rescue boy in carjacking
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A Westbury mother sitting in an SUV with her children in the back suddenly had to fight off a carjacker who leaped in through an open rear window and ordered her out of the car.
As she battled with him Monday night in Hempstead Village, her 12-year-old son tried to escape but, tripped up by his seat belt, got his foot stuck under a tire when the SUV rocked forward, police said Tuesday.