One elderly woman received serious injuries after a failed robbery attempt. The 85-year-old lady fought bravely against a robber who struck her face towards the ground. The shocking situation was just another case of theft on the streets of Valencia.
Police identified the robber as a 34-year-old man from Romania. According to CCTV footage, the man was clearly following her as she made her way home. As soon as they reached her apartment block, he did his best at stealing her money.
There were around 40 Euros inside her bag. And that’s all he wanted. However, he didn’t know who he was really messing with. And that’s because she put up a sturdy fight against him. In the end, he used his might to push her towards the ground, while making a quick exit.
Unfortunately, he couldn’t go too far as police officials caught him hiding in the nearby vicinity. And now his failed robbery attempt is going viral. Here are more details on the shocking ordeal that took place recently.
Thief violently pushes an elderly woman to the ground
One thief in Romania stuck an elderly 85-year-old woman to the ground.
But if you think the Spanish woman went away with a sturdy fight against the failed robbery attempt, then you’re mistaken.Yes, despite elbowing her face, she did manage to survive and even put up a huge fight too.
The woman tried her level best to prevent the robber from stealing the money inside her bag. And she was ultimately successful. However, it all came at a gruesome price tag. The woman suffered huge blows to her face as he elbowed her and pushed her towards the ground.
The thief quickly made a run for it. Moreover, the police were immediately called after the incident. Their surveillance footage shows how the robber closely followed her every move during broad daylight hours. It was around 2 pm when the entire event took place.
Pensioner puts up a brave fight against a failed robbery attempt
Police revealed how brave the elderly pensioner was in terms of the entire ordeal.
She held on to her bag so tight that it was nearly impossible for the man to snatch it.Enraged and furious, he quickly tries to grasp it from her hands. However, instead of letting it all go, he does the unthinkable.
The Romanian robber literally shoved her into a wall, right before striking her with his elbow. On the other hand, the forceful violence smacks her in the face and she falls to the ground. Meanwhile, that’s the exact point in time where he makes a rapidly paced exit, leaving her to suffer in her wounds.
Unbelievingly, there wasn’t a lot in her bag. Just 40 Euros, some credit cards, and her identification card. But the sheer determination to win against all odds was commendable.
85-year-old suffers serious injuries as she’s rushed to the hospital
With blood profusely bleeding from her head, the woman was immediately rushed to the hospital in an ambulance.
Meanwhile, police officers searched through the streets of Valencia for more clues regarding the ordeal.Their main focus was the nearby vicinity, where the event took place.
At around 11 pm, one patrol car finally found the accused thief.He matched the entire description provided by the elderly woman. And that’s when they immediately arrested him for one of the most violent robberies attempts ever. At the same time, he also had a previous criminal record history.
And it wasn’t a surprise to anyone, considering the horrifying extent of the crime.
Today, the victim is getting treatment from relevant medical officers at the hospital. She is doing well and is out of danger, as claimed by doctors and other Spanish news agencies.
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