MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Lauderhill police are looking for a man caught on camera attacking an elderly woman on a walker.
A surveillance video from the Sadkins Community Center in Lauderhill captured the entire incident.
The video shows the suspect walking toward the victim, then it shows him unsuccessfully trying to rip a gold necklace from the victim causing the woman to fall to the ground.
The woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Steve Owen, who lives next to the center, saw it happen.
He says the suspect ran in the direction of the Lauderhill Mall off State Road 7.
The victim, 84-year-old Jean Pitters, suffered some scrapes and was checked out at Plantation General Hospital.
She told police the suspect was in his twenties and had two-inch hair twists.
He was last seen wearing a gray shirt and long blue jeans.
Anyone with information is urged to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).