Texas woman clings to speeding car for 10 minutes after couple steals $10,000 exotic puppy

Video shows woman clinging to car while trying to save stolen bulldog

HOUSTONUpdate: Houston authorities have arrested 21-year-old Royshana King and charged her with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, according to KPRC.

A Houston woman was miraculously left with just scratches and bruises after clinging to the hood of a speeding car on Nov. 4 in an attempt to save a $10,000 exotic bulldog.

KPRC first broke the story of the woman, Alize James, who works at Bully Kamp in Harris County.

In an interview with KPRC, James said a man and a woman came into the store looking at different dogs and landed on a $10,000 exotic bulldog puppy who was 7-months-old at the time.

However, James said the pair took off with the puppy when she went upstairs to grab paperwork for a UPS driver.

Surveillance video shows the couple leaving with James running after them. She told KPRC that the puppy had surgery just days prior and was in need of special medication.

That’s when things took a turn for the worse and James said the couple hit her with their car when she demanded the puppy back.

James explained that the man was driving the vehicle and when he “very aggressively” lurched the car forward in her direction the bumper “kind of like slapped me on top of the car.”

KPRC reported that James was on the hood of the car for roughly 10 minutes as the man drove recklessly around the Houston area.

When the man finally came to a stop, James said he grabbed her by her feet, grabbed her chest and started hitting her.

James told KPRC that while she was able to fight back, the couple still ended up getting away with the puppy.

Video of some of the incident can be seen in the video player at the top of the article.

Houston police have not been able to identify the man, but KPRC reported that the woman has been identified as 21-year-old Royshana King.

Officials in Harris County say King is facing charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon but is still on the run.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.