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Woman’s skin ripped off feet legs as she’s dragged along the road by two teenagers Coolbellup Perth

Woman is left with horrific injuries after being dragged 250metres along the road by car thieves who attacked her while responding to a Gucci belt ad she placed on Gumtree

  • A woman trying to sell a Gucci belt online to pay her bills fell victim to scammers
  • The getaway driver tried to make away with belt, Alex clung on to the vehicle
  • She was dragged along the ground for an excruciating 250m on Saturday night
  • Alex’s horrific injuries left her hospitalised for two days & sparked police warning

A woman has suffered horrific injuries after the skin on her feet, legs and arms was ripped off during a Gumtree sale that went horribly wrong. 

Alex, 22, fell victim to two teenage scammers who attempted to rob her after she posted a Gucci belt for sale online. 

The thieves arrived at her house in Coolbellup, a suburb of Perth in WA, at 7.30pm on Saturday night, but had no intention of giving Ms Elliot the $290 she asked for.

A woman has suffered horrific injuries after the skin on her feet, legs and arms was ripped off during a Gumtree sale that went horribly wrong (pictured) 

Alex (pictured), 22, fell victim to two teenage scammers who attempted to rob her after she posted a Gucci belt for sale online 

Alex (pictured), 22, fell victim to two teenage scammers who attempted to rob her after she posted a Gucci belt for sale online 

Alex let the scammers into her house, but a neighbour’s security cameras captured the pair fleeing the property with the Gucci belt in hand 10 minutes later, Perth Now reported. 

One of the thieves was chased into a nearby park by her boyfriend David. According to police, the boy was just 15-years-old. 

The other thief jumped into the getaway car as Alex grabbed onto the vehicle in an attempt to stop him driving away with the belt.

The thieves turned up to her (pictured) house in Coolbellup, a suburb of Perth in WA at 7.30pm on Saturday night

The thieves turned up to her (pictured) house in Coolbellup, a suburb of Perth in WA at 7.30pm on Saturday night

However, the young man continued to drive, catching Alex’s feet underneath. 

He continued to drive for an excruciating 250m with Alex hanging from the side of the car. 

In video footage, she can be seen clinging for dear life as the driver tries to shake her off by swerving and mounting kerbs.

Her feet were shredded by the gravel and she suffered severe wounds on her legs and arms. She was hospitalised for two days following the ordeal.

‘I heard a bang and her screaming and I knew then something bad had happened,’ witness Tianna told Perth Now. 

‘I had to call the police and get an ambulance here as quick as I could.’  

According to police, the incident was one of five similar crimes across Perth between 3pm and 7pm. 

He continued to drive for an excruciating 250m with Alex hanging from the side of the car (pictured) 

He continued to drive for an excruciating 250m with Alex hanging from the side of the car (pictured) 

Her feet were shredded by the gravel and she suffered severe wounds on her legs and arms. She was hospitalised for two days following the ordeal 

Her feet were shredded by the gravel and she suffered severe wounds on her legs and arms. She was hospitalised for two days following the ordeal 

All of the incidents involved men arriving at properties to buy items advertised on Gumtree, before making off with the stolen items without paying. 

Authorities are now investigating whether the incidents are linked. 

The getaway driver remains at large and police are warning Gumtree users to meet buyers in public places and not to give out private addresses. 

Alex has since set up a GoFundMe page, saying: ‘I was trying to sell my Gucci belt to pay for bills but now I’m in hospital unable to work.’

She added the ordeal has left her with an extra ambulance bill to pay.  

  



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