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Early morning showers returned for certain areas around Hardin and Jefferson counties this morning, with plenty of rain falling from High Island to the Bolivar Peninsula. Enough moisture moving in from areas west of us to push our rain coverage up to 50%. Most of the models agree on the rains to be done by this evening. Our Saturday sees partly ...
Purse-snatching victim dragged down road and hurt, suspect caught following chase
ORANGE - KFDM News was at the scene when law enforcement officers in Orange caught a purse-snatching suspect accused of dragging a woman down a road and injuring her after she refused to release her purse.
KFDM was in Orange at the time of the purse-snatching and chase. Watch Live at 5 and KFDM News at 6 for more on the story, including reaction.
The chase covered several blocks at about noon Friday near 10th, Park and Green in Orange. It ended with a suspect in custody, accused of aggravated robbery and evading. Police recovered the purse.
The purse-snatching victim was taken by ambulance to Christus Hospital St. Mary for treatment of head injuries.
Police are searching for a second person involved in the crime. That person was last seen walking down Meeks Drive.