7 Feb 2009

Handbag stolen; woman dragged along by car

8:59 pm on 7 February 2009

Auckland police are investigating the case of a woman who was dragged by a car as she tried to retrieve her stolen handbag.

They say the woman was in the Trident Tavern carpark in Panmure at about 4.40pm on Saturday when an occupant of a passing car grabbed her bag.

She was then dragged some distance by the car as the handbag was wrestled from her grasp.

She was taken to a local accident & emergency centre to have her injuries treated.