MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Lauderhill police are looking for a man caught on camera attacking an elderly woman on a walker.READ MORE: Police Confirm 'Remains Of Female Found' In Search For Missing Andreae Lloyd
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.READ MORE: Miami Beach City Commissioners Considering New Measures To Address Crime In Entertainment District
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.MORE NEWS: Martin's Career High 28 Points Leads Heat Past Bucks 113-104
Anyone with information is urged to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).