VIDEO: See how a 70-year-old Russian woman prevented a thief from stealing her handbag

In Russia,  70-year-old woman managed to prevent a man from stealing her handbag.

A video being shared on social media shows the woman walking on the pavement when a man comes running from behind her and grabs her handbag.

The woman held on to her bag and the man began dragging her on the ground but she would not let go.

At one point the man is seen fleeing the scene with another man giving chase.

Another man who was passing by stopped to check how the woman was.

The Russian Police arę investigating this attempted mugging.