Two workmen prevented a woman being bundled into a car after hearing her scream in terror as she was stabbed.
The heroic men rushed to the woman's aid and blocked the path of her would-be kidnapper, Shah Sami.
They calmly talked him down - allowing the victim to run off to safety.
After 26-year-old Sami had got back in the car and drove off, the workmen took down the registration plate and called Nottinghamshire Police to the incident in Hanley Street in Nottingham city centre.
The force's knife crime team tracked down the car in Nottingham Road a short time later and followed it through to Broxtowe Lane where it took a turn into a
link source - Nottingham Post