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Purse Snatching

New surveillance tape obtained exclusively by CBS4 shows what West Miami Police Chief Nelson Andreu is calling an alarming crime problem in Miami-Dade.(Source: West Miami Police Dept.)

Exclusive: Surveillance Video Shows Alarming Crime Problem In Miami-Dade

New surveillance tape obtained exclusively by CBS4 shows what West Miami Police Chief Nelson Andreu is calling an alarming crime problem in Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

William Shuford, 21, is accused of snatching of a woman's worse. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Good Samaritans Take Down Alleged Purse Snatcher

Good Samaritans helped take down an alleged purse snatcher as he ran away from the victim.

03/17/2014

Suspect wanted for a strong armed robbery in Coral Gables. (Source: Coral Gables PD)

Gables PD Seek Suspect In Strong Armed Robbery Of UM Student

Coral Gables Police are looking for a man wanted for the strong armed robbery of a University of Miami student.

02/03/2014

Sunoco Gas Station  (Source: CBS4)

Woman Run Over During Purse Snatching

A woman was severely injured in a purse snatching at a Homestead gas station Monday morning.

08/05/2013

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Good Samaritans Help Ft. Laud. Purse Snatching Victim

A Good Samaritan is being lauded for helping out an elderly woman who was targeted by a purse snatcher in Fort Lauderdale. The purse snatching happened near NE 15th Avenue in Sunrise while the woman walked with her daughter through a neighborhood.

CBS4–05/06/2013

Coral Gables Police have released the sketch of a man wanted for several purse snatchings. (Source: Coral Gables Police)

Coral Gables Police Trying To Stop Rash Of Purse Snatchings

Two days, two purse snatchings in the light of day in Coral Gables.

CBS4–03/27/2013

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Woman In Face During Purse Snatching

A 20-year-old man is being held without bond after Miami Police say he shot a mother in the face with his gun after she gave him her purse during a robbery.

CBS4–01/25/2013

Famliy says Evelyn Matamoro (R) was shot in the face by a robber as she was leaving a Miami restaurant on January 24, 2013 (Source: Isabel Quinto)

Police: Woman Shot In Face After Complying With Purse Thief

A woman was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the face after being robbed of her purse outside a Miami restaurant Thursday afternoon.

CBS4–01/24/2013

A stop at a Miami hot dog stand ended with a man rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. (Source: CBS4)

Man Shot Defending Wife During Miami Robbery

A stop at a Miami hot dog stand ended with a man rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.

CBS4–01/14/2013

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Man Shot During Miami Purse Snatching

A stop at a Miami hot dog stand ended with a man rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg.

CBS4–01/13/2013

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