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Pair accused of snatching woman’s purse in Hollywood, using stolen credit card at Walmart

Police try to ID pair in Oct. 19 armed robbery on Hollywood Beach Broadwalk

Police believe these two robbed a woman at gunpoint and used her stolen credit card at a Walmart. (WPLG)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Police are trying to identify two people accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk and then using the victim's stolen credit card at a Walmart.

The armed robbery occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Oct. 19.

Hollywood police Officer Christian Lata said a man and a woman approached a couple, snatched the victim's purse and put a gun to the other man's head, demanding his wallet.

A man and woman matching the description of the crooks were seen on surveillance video at a Walmart later that same day buying items with the victim's stolen credit card.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the armed robbers to call police at 954-764-4357 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


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