Video shows suspect attempting to steal woman's purse
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North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Detectives have released video of an attempted robbery that left a North Las Vegas woman injured.
On Jan. 16 at around 2:40 p.m., an attempted robbery occurred in the parking lot of a local casino in the 2100 block of East Craig.
A 79-year-old woman parked her vehicle and began walking into the casino. She was approached by a man running out of the casino, who grabbed her purse and pulled her to the ground.
A passerby came to her aid and the suspect fled in a silver Volkswagen Jetta, driven by a second unidentified man.
The woman was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for her injuries.
The suspect who attacked the woman is described as a white man, 17-25 years of age, approximately 5'8" and 155 pounds with brown hair.
The second suspect driving the Jetta is described a white or Hispanic man, 18-25 years of age with short brown hair and a mustache.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.