Purse thief on scooter caught on camera dragging woman in New York City

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NEW YORK (WTHR) — Video shows the terrifying moments when an elderly woman got dragged by a scooter in New York City.

A surveillance video shows a robber on a scooter grab the 86-year-old woman's purse, knock her to the ground and drag her as he drove away.

The woman had to be taken to the hospital for pain in her arm.

Police believe the man is behind two other similar robberies.

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