Safer on the streets of St. John’s

After a St. John’s woman reported being assaulted on a downtown street this week, CBC reporter Carolyn Stokes decided to go out and get some tips from a local self-defence instructor.

In the video clip, Wen-Do instructor Renee Sharpe shows some of the ways to get away from someone who wants to cause you harm — even if you are smaller and less strong than the person attacking.