MIAMI -

Police are searching for a man who stole a pricey handbag from a Louis Vuitton store at 170 NE 40th St. in Miami.

According to officers, a man entered the store the morning of June 27 and pretended to be interested in buying a few items.

Police said the thief managed to break the safety wire to one purse, and scuffled with an employee before leaving in a 2012-13 white Chevy Camaro.

The black stolen Louis Vuitton purse is valued at $3,000.

Police described the thief as a 24 or 25-year-old black male, over 6 feet tall, weighing 170-175 pounds.

If you have any information about the theft, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.