Woman Sought for Attacking Elderly Woman During Hurricane Preparations in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Police are searching for a woman who violently attacked a 69-year-old woman on Saturday, September 9, 2017.
The female suspect approached the victim in a Lowe’s parking lot and asked if the victim would buy her gas in exchange for help loading her car with hurricane supplies. This occurred on the Saturday when everyone was preparing for the storm.
The woman and another suspect, then followed the victim home, to the 4100 block of 10th Avenue North, where the woman hit the victim repeatedly and stole her purse. The suspects’ car was caught on camera leaving the area.
Surveillance video captured the suspect inside the Marathon gas station convenience store on 34th Street North, minutes after the attack.
If you believe you know who the suspect is or know anything about this incident, please contact the St. Petersburg Police at 727-893-7780.