Elderly woman attacked and robbed

MOUNT PLEASANT, TX (KSLA) – Two men now face felony charges for attacking and robbing an 88 year old East Texas woman.

Mount Pleasant Police say 21 year old Dayton Hargett and 21 year old Thomas Snyder knocked the woman to the ground and stole her purse just outside of Wal-mart on Saturday June 26th.

Both men were quickly found and arrested. Hargett is charged with felony aggravated robbery, while Snyder is charged with evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance.