Orlando carjacking victim jumps onto hood in effort to stop thief

Posted at 6:49 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 06:56:50-04

(WESH/NBC) - Security camera video in Orlando shows a man frantically try to save his car from being stolen at a Central Florida convenience store.

Video shows the owner desperately jump onto the hood, trying to hang on as the suspect takes off.

The theft then led to a police chase. 

Police said the car thief later lost control of the vehicle about a half mile away, crashing into a church full of children preparing for Bible study.

The thief got away.

No one in the church was hurt, and the owner of the car suffered minor injuries.

Courtesy WESH via NBC News Channel