Mom sees video of son robbing couple, turns him in to police, issues emotional apology

Mom sees video of son robbing couple, turns him in to police, issues emotional apology
Adrian Perry (Image: Fox 13 video screen grab)

[Ed. – Tough love in action]

A Memphis mother took action when she said she saw her son robbing a couple on the news.

Adrian Perry said she had no choice but to turn her son, Derriontay Perry, into police after seeing him in this surveillance video on FOX13 News Tuesday.

“I love him. This is what you call tough love something a lot of parents need to start doing,” Adriane said.

On Sunday, April 22, a man came up to the home on the 5000 block of Berta Road asking for a ride, and then pointed a handgun at the victim. The man’s wife then came out of the house and saw what was happening.

She went into the home and retrieved a handgun. She fired one shot in the air, and the suspect ran.

While he was running, he shot at the woman who then returned fire at the suspect.

“And you out here armed and dangerous? No, I don’t condone that,” Adriane said.

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