Arlington, Texas – A woman was tragically killed during an attempted robbery on Friday morning at a shopping center where she worked. The Arlington Police Department is urging the public to come forward with any tips or information that might help in solving the case.
The 56-year-old victim, whose family owns the Pho Son Nam Restaurant, was followed from a bank to the shopping center where she was attacked. Witnesses reported seeing her in a physical struggle with a man in the parking lot. The suspect allegedly attempted to rob her before fleeing the scene in a vehicle, ultimately running her over in the process.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, as authorities are working to notify her next of kin. As the investigation continues, police are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard anything at the time of the incident to come forward with information.
In response to the tragic event, the restaurant took to Facebook to acknowledge the attack and express their grief and appreciation for the outpouring of support from the community. No arrests have been made in the case, and the suspect’s description and vehicle details are limited. Thus, police are urging any potential witnesses to reach out and provide more information to aid in the investigation.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact Arlington Police Detective Stafford at 817-459-5739 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477. This senseless crime has deeply affected the community, and authorities are working tirelessly to bring the perpetrator to justice, while the family and friends of the victim mourn their devastating loss.