Camp Shelby/HPD teaching self-defense

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Some soldiers from Camp Shelby have teamed up with Hattiesburg Police to help local people fight crime.  About a half-dozen troops taught basic self-defense techniques at the Ben McNair Center.

It was a one-night free event called, Protect Yourself: A Self-Defense Seminar.

The soldiers gave tips on fighting off attackers in several different ways.

Tonight's seminar was the last public event of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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