Sandeep Singh rescued Gurjeet S. Virk from assault, Brockville, Ontario, December 11, 1999. At night, Virk, 31, struggled in his taxi with a male passenger who had stabbed him in the stomach during a robbery attempt. Driving another taxi nearby, Singh, 23, heard Virk’s radio call for help, and he responded to the scene. After Virk told Singh that the assailant had stabbed him, Singh went to the passenger side of the taxi and engaged the assailant, putting his arms around him. In his struggle against Singh, the assailant bit Singh on the left hand. Singh took the assailant to the ground and, with the help of Virk, secured him there until police arrived shortly and arrested him. Virk required hospitalization for treatment of his knife wounds. Singh too was treated at the hospital, for his bite wound, from which he recovered.
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