BUENOS ARIES — A Canadian man with a goal of touring 195 countries by bike had a frightening encounter with a would-be robber, but he got away with an incredible story and crucial evidence.
According to CNN’s Jeanne Moos, Alex Hennessy was approached by a gunman in Buenos Aries who demanded his backpack. It contained $4,000 worth of camera equipment.
But the most valuable camera was the one position on his helmet. It was a GoPro that recorded the entire encounter.
The video showed Hennessy repeat “Amigo! Amigo!” to the man as he played dumb, offering his bike instead of the backpack.
The scene drew a crowd, which seemingly scared the other man away.
Moos reported the video had been turned over to the police, but no arrest had been made.