Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of ViceA young man fired a shot at the Saudi religious police in Riyadh on Sunday afternoon to help three girls escape from getting caught.

Hai’a members received a report that a few young men and women were alone in an apartment in a neigborhood in northern Riyadh. By the time the Hai’a team arrived, the girls and the men fled from the apartment in separate cars.

When one of the escaping men saw that the Hai’a field unit had stopped the girls’ car, the man stopped to fire a shot in the general direction of the religious police. Fortunately, no injuries were reported at the incident, reported local media.

The members of the Commission reported the incident to the police with all relevant details about the case. Riyadh Police is currently in search of the man.