Purse snatcher knocks new mom to ground

March 20, 2008 8:46:26 AM PDT
A new mother was attacked by a man outside a Family Dollar store, and it was caught on surveillance camera. The man walked around the parking lot of the store on Aldine Bender, then ran toward the woman. He knocked her to the ground, grabbed her purse and ran.

The victim had a baby just two days earlier. She suffered injuries and severe pain from the fall.

The attacker is described as a black male, 18-25 years old, 5'8" to 5'10" and weighs around 160 pounds. Police say he took off running toward the Haverstock Hill apartments, and it's possible he lives there.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. You don't have to give your name, and there is a cash reward.

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