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Posted: February 12, 2015

'Mama Bear' who confronted driver of stolen car gets new SUV


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A North Texas dealership has rewarded a woman who said she was acting on her “mama bear” instincts when she jumped out of her minivan and helped restrain another driver who had just rear-ended her minivan. (Source: DallasNews.com)

Jessica Liesmann’s minivan was badly damaged in the rear-ender. Police said the car that hit her had had been stolen earlier in the day.

That was Wednesday. On Thursday, Linesman drove away from the dealership in a 2015 Kia Sedona with an MSRP of $32,000… after a few tears at the presentation ceremony. (Source: CrimeBlog.DallasNews.com

“I felt sorry for her because of what has happened to her family,” dealership General Manager James Seale said. “I want something good to happen for her.”

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Liesman said she  she jumped out of her minivan to confront the driver because she was angry the driver was going so fast in a school zone.

Liesmann’s boyfriend also got out and together they struggled with the suspect until an officer arrived at the scene and arrested him.

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