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Police Say Elderly Woman Mugged In South Philadelphia

Credit: CBS 3 Philly
Published 2 weeks ago - Duration: 02:15s
Greg Argos reports.
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Police Say Elderly Woman Mugged In South Philadelphia

HITTING THE SUSPECT.SUSPECT WAS TAKEN TO TEMPLEUNIVERSITY AND IS IN CRITICALBUT STABLE CONDITION..AT 10:00, POLICE SAY SOMEONEMUGGED THIS ELDERLYUKEE WASHINGTON.I'M JESSICA KARTALIJA.NEIGHBORS ARE ON EDGE AFTERSUCH A BRAZEN CRIME, GREG ARGOSIS IN SOUTH PHILADELPHIA WHEREHE CAUGHT UP WITH THE DIRECTLYWOMEN'S DAUGHTER.GREG.Reporter: THIS HAPPENED THISAFTERNOON AS YOU MENTIONED,NEIGHBORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUTWHAT WENT DOWN, AND THE DAUGHTEROF THE VICTIM IS UNDERSTANDABLYANGRY.FRIDAY AFTERNOON, THIS83-YEAR-OLD WOMAN JUST LEFT HERDAUGHTER'S HOUSE.GO A NEW BLOCKS TO GET A KINGOF PRUSSIA OF COVER.Reporter: BROAD DAYLIGHTAROUND 1:45 ON THE 2500 BLOCK OFSOUTH 18TH WHEN A MAN APPROACHESHER.SHE SAID NO AND HE SAID YES.Reporter: OUT OF FRAME, HESNATCHES HER PURSE FROM HERSHOULDER.ONCE THEY HAD HER PURSE, INHIS HAND, HE PUSHED HER TO THEGROUND.AND AT THAT POINT, SHE FELL BACKAND BANGED HER HEAD.Reporter: HER DAUGHTER,WE'LL CALL MARIAN WHO'S IDENTITYWE'RE CONCEALING SAID HER MOTHERWILL BE OK, THANKS TO NEIGHBORSWHO SPRANG INTO ACTION.I HEARD SHOUTS AND RAN OUTTHE FRONT DOOR AND I SEE A VERYGOOD FRIEND OF MINE ON THEGROUND WHO HAD JUST BEENATTACKED AND MUGGED.TWO PEOPLE SAW THE MUGGER RANINTO A CAR.Reporter: THE CAR IS A RED ORBURGER DI SUV, IT WAS PARKED ONSHRUNK NEAR 18TH AND AS SOUTHDETECTIVES SEARCHED FOR IT ANDTHE SUSPECT.MARY SIMPLY CANNOT CONCEAL HERANGER TOWARDS THE PERSON WHOCOULD HAVE KILLED HER MOM.WHAT IF THAT WAS YOUR MOTHEROR GRANDMOTHER?HOW WOULD YOU FEEL?IF A PERSON CAME AND PUSHED YOURMOTHER OR GRANDMOTHER DOWN ONTHE GROUND?YOU'RE A DISGRACE.YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OFYOURSELF.Reporter: REALLY, JESSICAAND UKEE, SOME RAW EMOTION, MARYSAID THE SUSPECT IS A YOUNG MANIN HIS 20's, ABOUT 6'2".HE GOT INTO THAT THE REDCOLORADO BURGUNDY SUV, WHICH WAS

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