Man Knocks Over Senior Citizen During Purse-Snatching


Columbus Police are searching for a man who assaulted and stole a purse from a 78-year-old woman.

Police released the video Tuesday.

The video shows a man approach Kay Hill, 78, at her car outside the Dollar General on Georgesville Road on June 18.

The suspect grabs the victim's purse, but she doesn't let go. The suspect throws Hill out of the car and on to the ground. He takes her purse.

The suspect fled the scene in a silver car. Police said he has tattoos on his left arm.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.