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Arrests made after elderly woman hit by car during purse robbery in H-E-B parking lot

Two men have been arrested in connection to the incident.

CEDAR PARK, Texas — Police have arrested a man after an aggravated robbery that happened in the parking lot of a Cedar Park H-E-B where an elderly woman was injured after being run over by a car.

The Cedar Park Police Department said officers responded to the call of a robbery at approximately 10:10 a.m. on Nov. 29 in the 2800 block of East Whitestone Boulevard (FM 1431). Police said that when officers arrived at the scene, they learned a man stole a purse out of a shopping cart in the parking lot while an elderly woman was loading her groceries.

According to police, as the suspect fled the scene, the elderly woman was run over by his vehicle. Police said she was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.

Sammy Ferguson, 31, was arrested over the incident and charged with aggravated robbery. He was also charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after police determined the car involved was stolen out of Austin.

The second suspect, 49-year-old Clifton Gadison was arrested at around 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 3.


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