Would-be carjackers forced to ditch the car…because not one of them knows how to drive stick!

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Three men with a gun tried to carjack a 70-year-old woman outside her home,
but they were unable to drive her car…because it was a stick shift.

According to Q13 in Seattle, Nancy Fredrickson had returned home from a garage sale and was removing her purchases from her vehicle when three young men approached her, and told her to give them her keys.

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Fredrickson threw her keys to the ground — and the men got into her car.

Once inside, the would-be carjackers realized Fredrickson’s Kia was a manual.

“I could hear them trying! They put the keys in, they turned the lock, but they couldn’t figure out how to get it started!” Fredrickson told Q13.

The men couldn’t get the car started — so they ended up ditching it and fleeing the scene.

“I’m glad I didn’t panic. I was proud of myself. I’m 70 years old. I’ve got a lot of life left in me!” Fredrickson told Q13.

The three would-be carjackers were caught on surveillance video, but so far, they haven’t been caught by police.

CLICK HERE for much more on this story, via Q13.com.

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