Robbery with bodily injury in Houston

Houston Police Department released footage of a robbery with bodily injury (purse snatching) that occurred on December 4, 2019 at around 10:44 am, in a business strip parking lot at 9318 Bellaire, in Houston, Texas.

The complainant stated that an unknown male approached her and immediately snatched her purse from around her arm. The complainant stated that she held onto her purse when she fell to the ground as the suspect continued to drag her across the parking lot towards a light colored Toyota Camry. The suspect then punched the complainant in the back of the head and was able to wrestle the purse away.  The suspect got into the back passenger seat of the Toyota Camry and the vehicle sped away.