This is the shocking moment a woman in her 90s was dragged to the ground as a thug wrestled her handbag from her.
The elderly victim was mugged in broad daylight as she walked home near the famous Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham.
Sickening CCTV shows the woman, who had a walking stick, making her way along Bromford Gardens in Edgbaston, at 1pm last Thursday (24/1).
Footage shows the thug walk up behind her and grab her handbag.
The terrified victim is hauled to the ground with such force her walking stick goes over her head.
The thug, wearing a flat cap and grey tracksuit, then fled with her handbag.
The shocking footage has gone viral with more than 10,000 views and shares after West Midlands Police uploaded it to Facebook.
A force spokesperson said: “We need to speak to him about a nasty robbery on a woman in her early 90s near to Westfield Road in Edgbaston.
“The pensioner was walking along Bromford Gardens at around 1pm when a man walked up behind her and pulled her bag out of her hands, causing her to fall to the ground.
“Thankfully, she was not badly hurt, but the suspect ran off with her bag.”