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Suspect wanted for hitting 74-year-old woman with car and robbing her in east Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Memphis Police are searching for a man they say robbed an elderly woman by running into her with a car first, then ste...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Memphis Police are searching for a man they say robbed an elderlywoman by running into her with a car first, then stealing her iPhone.

Police say they responded Thursday about 4:00 p.m. to the 100block of Colonial in east Memphis. Police say the 74-year-old victim waswalking nearby along Gwynne Road when she was hit from behind by a man drivinga black 2004-2005 Chevy Malibu. The driver jumped out and stole the woman’s pinkiPhone before taking off.

The victim as taken to Regional One in non-critical condition.

Memphis Police released video of the robbery on their Facebook page.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a red sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, black toboggan, solidwhite tennis shoes, and a metallic watch on his left arm.

The suspect’s vehicle had damage on the front driver’s side hood and damage to the rear bumper under the drive out tag.

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Police say the suspect could face an attempted murder charge.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.