Police Arrest Mugging Suspect of 71 Year Old Woman at Northgate

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have charged a man with mugging a 71 year old woman at Northgate Mall.

Investigators say she was leaving the mall after 6 PM Tuesday evening when she was attacked from behind, hit on the head, and her purse snatched.

She drove herself to the hospital.

A witness gave police a description after chasing him.

They arrested 19 year old Carlos Kirksy in the 1900 block of Hamill Road on other warrants and then linked him to the Northgate robbery.

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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