A woman parked in a Houston Chinatown mall escaped serious injury after a violent burglary attempt, reports Click 2 Houston.

The suspect is seen smashing the window of a parked Mercedes and trying to steal a woman’s purse while she was sitting in the car. Failing in his efforts, he runs to the other side of the car . The woman driver jumps out and fights with the burglar as he tries to open the rear door. He grabs an item from inside the car before dropping it. He shoves the woman to the ground and runs off.

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