United Kingdom

Mother of Two Talked Down Machete Wielding Man After Attack on Soldier

Got off a bus to intervene


A London attack on a British soldier Wednesday could have been part of a bigger terror event — except for the courage of a hero mom and Cub scout leader who stepped forward to stop the tragedy. An iconic photo of unarmed Ingrid Loyau-Kennett confronting one of the cleaver-wielding terrorists stunned the world…

Just moments after the self-proclaimed terrorists had attempted to behead the soldier, 48-year-old Ingrid Loyau-Kennett stepped forward. She was riding by on the number 53 bus, and she actually jumped off to try to rescue the man.