DALLAS -- Police in Dallas say Texas dad Mark Gardner was a victim of bank jugging, coming face to face with three armed men as they surrounded his car with his stepson in the passenger seat.
The frightening moments were caught on camera.
It's exactly what police say happened to Gardner just this week. Video shows Gardner backing into his driveway when an SUV immediately pulls in front, blocking him in. Three men with guns hop out and try to bust through the windows.
"This is where they took the butt of the gun and kept pounding it, 'Give it up! Give it up!' I started banging back, and it startled the guy, who went back," Gardner said.
Desperate to get to safety, Gardner then took off, dragging two of the suspects who had latched on to the door handles.
Police said these violent robberies are on the rise nationwide, but particularly, across Texas.