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    Texas family of taekwondo black belts save woman from being raped, pin down suspect

    By Emily Crane,

    23 days ago

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    An entire family of taekwondo black belts saved a woman from being sexually assaulted in Texas after hearing her terrified screams for help and quickly pinning the suspect down.

    The An family sprung into action after hearing the victim’s unsettling shrieks from inside a mobile phone store next to their martial arts studio, Yong-In Tae Kwon Do, in Cypress on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said .

    Grandmaster Han An, an eighth-degree black belt and South Korean military vet, quickly sprinted outside — trailed closely by his wife and their three kids.

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    The An family sprung into action after hearing the victim’s unsettling shrieks from inside a mobile phone store next to their Yong-In Tae Kwon Do studio in Cypress, Texas. Ed Gonzalez/X

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    They found the suspect, identified by cops as 19-year-old Alex Robinson, allegedly attacking the woman and trying to hold his hand over her mouth.

    It took just moments for An to take the alleged perp out with a kick and punch.

    “He just kept him in the corner, he just kept pushing down. Automatic self-defense, automatic taekwondo style,” An’s son, Simon An, 20, told KHOU .

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    “You wouldn’t really expect it in an everyday situation, but when the time comes, it’s very valuable,” he added of the family’s martial arts training.

    An’s wife, Hong, and their daughter, Hannah, quickly rushed the victim next door to the safety of their taekwondo studio until cops descended on the scene.

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    “Making sure that she’s okay because she needed that after that experience — after that situation that happened out of nowhere,” Hannah, 22, told the outlet.

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    Alex Robinson, 19, was charged with attempted sexual assault, unlawful detention, and assault on the instructors. Harris County Jail

    Authorities found the An family still holding Robinson to the ground when they arrived, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

    “By utilizing their training and discipline, they managed to stop the assault and hold him,” the sheriff said in a statement.

    Robinson was cuffed and later charged with attempted sexual assault, unlawful detention, and assault on the instructors.

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