Happening Now: Woman Injured When Drive By Purse Snatcher Pulls Her To The Ground

New Castle – Christiana Fire Company, along with Delaware State Police have responded to the 200 block of Christiana Road (Route 273) for reports of a crash with injuries.

Reports from the scene indicate that arriving crews found an injured woman suffering from a fall and dragging. It’s believed that two purse snatchers in an SUV drove by and tried to grab the woman’s purse. The woman was knocked to the ground and dragged by the SUV for an unknown distance.

The woman has been transported to the hospital.


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