Cameras catch iPad robbery

Woman unable to catch robber who stole her iPad on Broward County Transit bus

Published On: Dec 24 2013 11:13:06 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 14 2013 10:58:34 PM EDT
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. -

Cameras on board a Broward County Transit bus caught a man snatching a woman's iPad and running off with it.

The robbery happened in the 5500 block of West Hallandale Beach Boulevard on Sept. 27, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

The robber, seen wearing red shorts and a white t-shirt, sat near the woman after boarding the bus in East Hallandale. He pulled the stop switch and waited near the rear door for the bus to stop.

When the bus doors opened, he grabbed the iPad and ran north on Southwest 55th Avenue. The woman chased after the robber but failed to catch him.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call BSO at 954-321-4270 or Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.