A Texas lady is accused of stealing a $10,000 canine after which driving for greater than a mile as a retailer worker who tried to cease her clung to the hood of her automotive.
Video captured retailer employee Alize James on the entrance of sedan because it sped by means of Harris County, which is the place Houston is, on Nov. 4.
“I was hanging on for dear life,” James told NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston.
She was working at Bully Kamp when a pair got here in and mentioned financing choices for purchasing the unique bully pet, however whereas she stepped away, the couple grabbed the canine and ran, in response to the station and courtroom paperwork.
James tried to cease them after they received within the automobile, however the automotive accelerated and he or she was thrown onto the hood, in response to a felony criticism.
She remained on the hood till the automotive stopped, the video reveals. A male passenger received out, punched James and threw her off the automobile.
James informed the station that the automotive was rushing and weaving. “I could barely hold on,” she mentioned. “I was so scared.”
Last week, a 21-year-old lady was arrested and charged with aggravated theft with a lethal weapon, in response to Harris County courtroom information. She is represented by a public defender, in response to courtroom paperwork, and an after-hours contact for that lawyer couldn’t instantly be discovered Tuesday night time.
Police are nonetheless making an attempt to establish the person concerned, in response to KPRC.
Phil Helsel is a reporter for NBC News.