Florida Man Steals Elderly Woman’s Purse, Runs Her Over in McDonald’s Parking Lot

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

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.

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