SOUTH DAYTONA, FL (NBC) - A 78-year-old Florida woman has been hospitalized after authorities said she was dragged through a parking lot when two women in a passing vehicle stole her purse.
Surveillance video shows Jean Nelson being dragged in the parking lot in front of a Dollar General store in South Daytona on Tuesday afternoon.
The two women had stopped and asked Nelson for money as she was walking into the store, police said.
When she approached to give them some cash, they grabbed her purse but she briefly held on.
Police said the same criminals may have snatched the purse of a woman in a wheelchair in Port Orange earlier in the day.
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