Watch the Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Tackle His Wife’s Pickpocket

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: Albert Hammond Jr. and Justyna Sroka attend the screening of Sony Pictures Classics' "Irrational Man" hosted by The Cinema Society with FIJI Water & Metropolitan Capital Bank at Museum of Modern Art on July 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for FIJI Water)

Albert Hammond Jr. must not have made it into this photo of the Strokes recording again (!) — because he was too busy being a stand-up citizen, good husband, and all-around badass. Stereogum first reported on released security footage of someone trying to steal from the guitarist’s wife, which was a big mistake on their part: Hammond Jr. (who provides amusing commentary) singlehandedly tackled the team of three men staging the operation, and got all of his lady’s “stuff” back. Watch the clip here, and check out an Instagram of all of them together in the studio.

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