Woman's purse stolen outside motel


PLANTATION, Fla. – A woman had her purse stolen on July 12 as she walked to her motel room.

The robbery happened at 790 South State Road 7. The woman told police she heard footsteps behind her, and when she turned around, she saw two men following her.

One grabbed her purse, knocked her to the ground, and then both ran toward a small, red vehicle.

Police described the robbers as teenagers standing about 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall. They were last seen wearing white shirts and plaid shorts and one of them had a short afro.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call police at 954-797-2100.