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