Broward Sheriffs Office

Car Burglar Who Stole Purse Caught on Camera: BSO

Authorities are searching for a man who was caught on camera stealing a purse from a woman's car at a North Lauderdale child care center.

The car burglary happened just before 7 p.m. on April 5 outside the Broadview Children's Center at 1880 Southwest 62nd Avenue, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said.

The woman had parked her car and went inside to pick up her kids but had left her purse behind, authorities said. A security camera was rolling as the thief approached the car, smashed a side window and grabbed the purse from the front seat.

A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with info is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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