Man beats woman in store trying to steal wallet,no one helps her

CCTV:October 25/08:CHARLESTON, W.Va. Charleston Police have released surveillance video of a vicious attack during a robbery at a 7-Eleven store on the city's west side.

It happened last Saturday at the store on Washington Street West.

According to detectives, the victim, a woman who was a customer in the store, was paying for some cigarettes when a man walked up to her, grabbed her wallet and tried to run out of the store. The victim was able to pull it back, but then the suspect grabbed her by the neck and slammed her to the ground.

Police say the suspect then started punching the woman multiple times, and then grabbed her wallet again and ran out of the store.

Detectives say that although there were other people in the store at the time of the attack, no one stepped in to help the woman.