Cool-headed woman calls 911 during attack

February 5, 2009 5:19:29 PM PST
A woman had a terrifying experience over her lunch break in southwest Houston, but she kept her cool.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Police tell us the woman was sitting in her car eating lunch in the parking lot of a Fiesta store on South Main at South Post Oak when a man with a knife demanded she give up her car. The suspect held the knife to her head, but the woman managed to secretly call for help.

"I happened to have my cell phone in my hand," recalled Cali Luckett. "I called 911, hopefully obscurely, and started talking. About three times in the conversation, I kept mentioning the location, that I was at the Fiesta on South Post Oak and Main."

Several minutes later police arrived and arrested the man. The woman was not hurt. Police say she did everything right.

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