Woman Dies After Robber Steals Her Purse, Runs Her Over at Restaurant: Sheriff


A Houston-area woman is dead after authorities say she was robbed and then run over outside a fast-food restaurant.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted shortly before noon that deputies were at a McDonald's in Cloverleaf where a woman was robbed of her purse and then run over as the robber left the parking lot.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital where she died, Gonzalez said.

The sheriff said the robber may have left the restaurant in a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala. A more detailed description has not yet been provided.

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