CRETE: 8-year-old Muay Thai fighter beat up and chased away a would-be robber

Crete Chania 8-year-old

An incredible story of attempted robbery recently occurred in Crete, with an 8-year-old child as the protagonist.

Yiannis Stamatakis, who practices Muay Thai at a local school, was going to the convenience store in the Tsikalarion area of Chania to buy some things for his father.

While he was holding the money in his hands, an 18-year-old teenager attacked him with the aim of grabbing the money he was holding, Kriti360 reported.

Then, the little boy showed no fear counterattacked the would-be robber, forcing him to flee after first getting a taste of his martial arts skills.

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