33 year old Ricky Boykins has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for Aggravated Robbery.
In December, Boykins saw an elderly women drop her purse while Christmas shopping. He saw a large some of money inside, and followed her out of the store, onto a bus, and then back off the bus at her stop.
Boykins grabbed the women's purse causing her to fall back and break her hip.
Boykins plead guilty on May 1.
May 17, 2013… Akron) … Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced today that Judge Amy Corrigall-Jones sentenced Ricky D. Boykins, 33, of Independence Avenue in Akron, to 10 years in prison.
An 87-year-old Barberton woman dropped her purse while Christmas shopping on December 20. Boykins saw the woman drop her purse and noticed a large sum of money inside. Boykins followed the woman out of the store, onto a bus and then got off the bus at her stop. Boykins snatched the woman’s purse, causing her to fall and break her hip.
Boykins pleaded guilty to Aggravated Robbery, a felony of the first degree, on May 1.