CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Woman robbed, dragged by car


(CNN Newsource) – Saint Paul, Minnesota police released video of a woman getting violently purse-snatched and then dragged by the suspect’s car.

Police say the woman had just finished shopping and was putting things in her trunk when the thief jumped out of a stolen car, grabbed her purse and took off.

But the woman’s arm was caught in her purse strap and she was dragged about 75 yards.

For perspective, that’s about three quarters of a football field.

Somehow, she was not seriously hurt, suffering only bumps and bruises.

In the last month, police report more than 20 purse or bag-snatchings have targed women in a similar way.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects in the crimes.

For more stories like this that matter to you, click here to download the CBS 17 News app for free.

Watch live newscasts, get breaking news and sign up for push alerts – download now

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Sponsored Content
Visit Buy Local

Trending Stories