Woman dragged alongside car during purse snatching

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LITTLE ROCK, AR – A woman was dragged alongside a vehicle as two unknown suspects attempted to snatch her purse Sunday.

According to Sgt. Cassandra Davis with the Little Rock Police, police responded to a call about a purse snatching at 8801 Baseline Road around 1:44pm on December 16. When they arrived, police spoke to two witnesses who stated that the victim, 84-year-old Gussie Bridges, was dragged alongside of a vehicle after a female suspect attempted to grab her purse as a male suspect drove away. Bridges was still holding onto her purse as she was dragged.

Police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects or the vehicle, described as a maroon Nissan Frontier. Bridge was transported to UAMS to be treated for several injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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