FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOX) – An elderly woman is being treated for several broken bones after having her purse snatched – and being run over by the suspect’s car – outside the Florissant Dierberg’s store.
Florissant Police Officer Steven Michael says she was approached about 11:30 Wednesday morning by a car driven by a black man, with a white female passenger.
“The white female suspect exited the vehicle and grabbed the victim’s purse from her person, and then re-entered the suspect vehicle and sped off,” Michael says.
The 88-year-old woman underwent surgery for fractures to a leg and wrist. Police say she faces a long recovery process.
Robbery charges were filed against Christina Reed, of Florissant, and Montrel Fuller, of Spanish Lake. They do not have listed attorneys. A third person is sought by police.
Michael says the suspects were in a white 2003 to 2006 Ford Freestyle with light gray or beige lower panels, a tinted rear window and sun roof. They fled north on Lindbergh from Washington.