Frightening Purse Snatching Caught on Camera in Miami

Miami Police detectives are searching for a man who was caught on camera snatching a woman's purse.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday in the parking lot at the Quantum on the Bay condos located at 1900 North Bayshore Drive.

According to detectives, the suspect drove into the parking lot and confronted the victim as she was walking.

Surveillance footage shows the suspect tugging on the woman's purse as he ran after her, and then shoving her to the ground. The man then drove away from the scene with her purse.

He was seen fleeing in possibly a 2013 Nissan Sentra with yellow paint damage on the driver's side, front-end panel.

The victim was not hurt.

The suspect is described as a black man who was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black baseball cap and black gloves.

"We need the community's help with information on who this man is and his whereabouts," said Kenia Fallat with Miami Police.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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