The 79-year-old victim was dragged to the ground as a hooded man made off with her bag in Kettering, Northamptonshire
Shocking footage shows the moment the 79-year-old victim was pounced on before being dragged down the street.
A hooded man can be seen in the distressing clip running towards the woman, wearing a pink coat, before swooping down and grabbing her bag.
As he tries to run off with it, the woman is pulled backwards onto the ground.
She releases her grip from her bag before the man flees leaving the injured pensioner shaken and struggling to get back to her feet.