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Wednesday afternoon an Asheville, North Carolina Walmart was the scene of viral video where a pregnant woman mowed down an alleged purse thief with her SUV.
“He was with my purse and he took off and I took off after him,” Braswell told News 13. “Me being five months pregnant, I chased a little ways then come back, jumped in the car, threw it in gear and come across the curb and ran him over. I was not going to let him get away with it. It’s not right, it’s not fair.”
Raines was transported to the hospital after the incident. Asheville police told News 13 he is expected to be OK and only suffered minor injuries.
Raines is charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny and misdemeanor damage to property. Braswell claims the man broke the screens on her iPad and phone. The Asheville Police Department told News 13 that is where the misdemeanor damage to property comes from.
Braswell is charged with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.”
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