Man admits to seriously injuring elderly woman as he tried to steal her purse

A Terre Haute man admits to seriously injuring an elderly woman as he tried stealing her purse.

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 3:53 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man admits to seriously injuring an elderly woman as he tried stealing her purse.

Edward Rosa pleaded guilty to robbery resulting in serious bodily injury.

The judge sentenced him to 18-years in prison, which is to be fully served.

The elderly woman said Rosa dragged her several feet as she held onto her purse to keep him from taking it.

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