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68-year-old Woman Banged up After Seattle Robbery

A woman is bruised and banged up from her neck to her knees after she was attacked by a robber outside of her Washington home. Graphic surveillance video shows 68-year-old Mei Mei Yeung walking home, when out of nowhere a man runs up to the driveway and attacks her from behind.

Yeung tried to fight back, but the robber took her necklace then went after her rings, KCPQ reported. Yeung said the rings were hard to get off and she told the robber she would give it to him. The Seattle woman said she felt the most helpless when she was knocked down to the ground unable to get up.

The 40 seconds of terror ended after the robber got the rings and ran off with the victim’s purse as well. “I think with the adrenaline she ended up chasing him to his car. You know, she’s a fighter at the end of the day,” said Kevin Lo, Yeung’s son-in-law. The robber was also caught on video taking off in a black sedan.

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“It can be anyone’s mom, your mom, your sister, your grandma, you. It can happen to anybody and in a quiet neighborhood like this it’s shocking,” Lo said. The incident happened on Wednesday around 11:30 a.m. along 61st Avenue S. Lo said this wasn’t the first time his mother-in-law was robbed.

“She was robbed at Chinatown ID for her necklace, someone came and snatched her necklace off her neck,” Lo said. Over the years in Seattle, there have been a rash of incidents of Asian women being robbed for their jewelry and cash. Yeung said the previous incident happened four years ago and she never reported the incident to police.

This time, the family isn’t staying quiet. “By not saying anything you are not helping anybody, you are hurting yourself and your community. That’s why we are here talking to you,” Lo said. The family desperately wants the attacker off the streets, not just for them but the community. Seattle Police detectives are investigating this case.

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