Good Sa­mar­i­tan’s back­pack stolen while he helped wo­man

Cape Breton Post - - News | World -

EDI­SON, N.J. — Po­lice in New Jer­sey are look­ing for the thief who stole a good Sa­mar­i­tan’s back­pack af­ter the man leaped onto train tracks to help res­cue a wo­man. Po­lice say 34-year-old Anil Van­navalli was wait­ing on the Edi­son train sta­tion plat­form on Fri­day morn­ing when the wo­man fainted and fell on the tracks.

Po­lice say Van­navalli dropped his back­pack and jumped on the tracks to carry the wo­man to safety. While he was do­ing that, some­one took the back­pack, which held his lap­top com­puter, head­phones and about $200 in cash.

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