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A Florida Chick-fil-A employee who stopped the carjacking throws the first pitch during a Minor League baseball game


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A Florida Chick-fil-A employee credited with saving a woman from what was believed to be a carjacking earlier this month was recognized for his good deed by a Minor League Baseball team on Thursday.

Fort Walton Beach native Mykel Gordon threw out the first pitch Thursday for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos ahead of Game 2 of the team’s playoff series against the Montgomery Biscuits.

The Chick-fil-A employee was working inside the Fort Walton Beach restaurant last Wednesday when he heard a woman screaming for help outside.

FLORIDA CHICK-FIL-A EMPLOYEE SAVES ‘SHOUTING’ WOMAN WITH BABY IN CARJACKING

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was pulling a baby out of her car when a man approached her with a stick and demanded her keys.

He then took the keys from his belt, opened the car door and entered.

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Gordon’s heroic actions led to the man’s immediate arrest, who was charged with assault and battery and carjacking with a weapon.

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