Man steals purse in hotel parking lot

Woman's purse stolen at parking lot of La Quinta Inn in Miami Springs

Published On: Feb 19 2013 11:40:11 AM EST

Police are looking for a man who stole a woman's purse in the parking lot of the La Quinta Inn in Miami Springs.

The robbery happened at 3501 NW 42nd Avenue about 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 2012.

The victim and her friend were walking toward the hotel lobby when a car began following them, police say. A man then got out of the car, grabbed the woman's purse, and returned to the passenger seat.

The car then drove away.

The robber was last seen wearing a two tone baseball hat, a light-colored shirt, and dark shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Miami Springs Police Department at 305-888-5286.