Woman dies of injuries from drive-by purse snatcher
Dallas — A woman injured in a hit-and-run by a drive-by purse snatcher in a Dallas department store parking lot has died.
A police statement says76-year-old Fabra Leavy died Saturday afternoon, three days after she was dragged about 40 yards and then run over by the purse snatcher.
Police Senior Cpl. Kevin Janse says a suspect is in custody, but no name is being released until photo lineups are completed.
If witnesses identify the man as the purse snatcher, Janse says he'll be charged with
The police statement says the truck's driver lured Leavy to his window, then grabbed her purse and drove off with the purse strap still hanging on the woman.