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Man snatches woman's purse in Tamarac

Victim chases thief, loses sight of him once he bailed out of getaway car

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TAMARAC, Fla. – Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a thief who was captured on surveillance video stealing a woman's Michael Kors purse while she was walking into a sandwich shop with her children.

Deputies said the incident happened Feb. 6 in the area of Northwest 31 Avenue and West Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac.

The video shows the victim chasing the thief after he snatched her purse, but he was able to get in a possibly green Nissan driven by a woman who was waiting for him.

Police said the victim got into her own car and blocked the getaway car from driving away. She said the thief got out of the car and ran off.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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