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Camera catches Miami robber stealing purse

Victim runs after robber with no success

MIAMI – Miami police are investigating a parking garage purse snatching that occurred Wednesday along Biscayne Boulevard.

The victim was walking from her car to her office at about 5 a.m. when a man who'd been following her took her purse, police said.

The victim, who was not injured, chased the robber but wasn't able to catch up to him.

A surveillance camera captured the incident.

Police are looking for a man between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall and between 20 to 35 years old who was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, dark blue shorts, black socks and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.