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Woman Ran Over During Robbery

Woman Ran Over During Robbery

Woman eating dinner has purse stolen by suspects who park car behind her in Azusa

On January 29th at about 6:45 PM, a victim was seated to the rear of the Chipotle Restaurant at 860 E. Alosta Avenue in Azusa, having dinner. 
A dark colored Toyota 4-Runner SUV parked behind the victim. One of the suspects exited the vehicle and grabbed the victim's purse, which was on the ground, near her feet. The suspect ran back to the vehicle.
As the second suspect began slowly driving away, the victim chased after the vehicle and attempted to retrieve her purse. In doing so, the victim was run over by the suspects. The suspects fled the scene with the victim's purse.
The victim was transported to an area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. 
The suspects are described as two adult Hispanic females. There is no further description at this time.

If you witnessed this incident, or have any information, please call the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please reference case number 2014-0428.

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