Man caught on video injuring elderly woman in church parking lot captured in Ala.

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A man accused of snatching an elderly woman’s purse and injuring her in a church parking lot has been arrested.  

Gilbert Ostring was arrested in Jackson County, Alabama Wednesday evening. 

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Ostring was allegedly caught on camera in the parking lot at the Lebanon Church of Christ snatching a 70-year-old woman’s purse from the window of a pickup truck, causing her to fall and suffer a broken hand and facial injuries.  

While Alabama officials had no information about the incident, Ostring was arrested in Scottsboro, Alabama on charges of breaking and entering, theft of property, and outstanding warrants.  

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