ARLINGTON, Texas – The Arlington Police Department is seeking public assistance after a woman was run over and killed during an attempted robbery on Friday morning. According to the police, the 56-year-old victim, who owned a restaurant in the area, was followed from a bank to the shopping center where she worked. The suspect attempted to rob her in the parking lot and during the struggle, she fell to the ground and was hit by the suspect’s car as he tried to escape.
The victim, whose name has not been released, was described as a caring and wonderful woman by the owners of Pho Son Nam Vietnamese Restaurant, where she was employed. Customers and friends expressed shock and sadness over the senseless loss, praying for the assailants to be brought to justice.
Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward, as no arrests have been made and the suspect’s description is not detailed. They are also reviewing surveillance footage from the area in hopes of finding additional leads. Witnesses are being asked to contact the Arlington Police Department or Crime Stoppers with any relevant information.
The tragic incident has left the community in mourning and disbelief, with friends and colleagues expressing their grief and offering condolences to the victim’s family. As the investigation continues, authorities are calling for cooperation from the public to ensure that the perpetrators are held accountable for their actions.
In the meantime, the Arlington Police Department is committed to pursuing all leads and gathering more information to bring justice to the victim and her loved ones. This devastating loss has underscored the need for the community to come together and support each other during this difficult time.