Man Knocks Over, Robs Elderly Woman With Walker: Police

Police are looking for a young thief who was caught on camera knocking over an elderly woman and robbing her of her purse and walker outside her Miami home.

The robbery happened Monday afternoon in the 600 block of Southwest 60th Court, Miami Police said.

"I thought he was coming to help me, but then I see he wants to take my hands off the walker," victim Maria Viciedo told NBC 6.

As rain poured down, Viciedo was trying to get in her car when the man approached, pushed her to the ground and ran off with her purse and walker.

A neighbor heard the woman's screams for help and came to her aid. She suffered a cut on her right hand.

"He told me 'I'm sorry ma'am' when he approached me, so it seems he felt bad about committing the crime," Viciedo said.

Police described the suspect as a slim built white man, possibly Hispanic, 20-30 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-8. He fled in a black SUV, possibly an Isuzu Ascender.

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

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