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Florida Man Runs Over Elderly Woman After Stealing Her Purse

Police later said they arrested Charles Alton Stratton Jr. in the case

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    Man Robs Elderly Woman's Purse, Runs Her Over With SUV

    GRAPHIC VIDEO: Police are looking for a suspect who robbed an elderly Florida woman of her purse and then proceeded to run her over with a vehicle when she confronted him.

    (Published Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018)

    An elderly Florida woman was hospitalized after a purse-snatcher ran her over with an SUV in a disturbing robbery caught on video.

    Security footage from inside a McDonald's restaurant in Okeechobee shows a man in a white baseball cap and a maroon shirt approach the seated woman from behind.

    The man reaches over her right shoulder to grab her Coach purse, NBC 2 News reports. He then sprints out of the door and into a waiting car. The woman chased after the man.

    Security footage of the Thursday incident from the parking lot shows that the woman opens the driver-side door of the vehicle, but the man backs up – knocking her down, dragging her and running her over in the process.

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    Police later said they arrested Charles Alton Stratton Jr. in the case, according to WPTV.