Caught On Camera

Aug 13, 2013 5:14 PM

Thief Steals Woman's Purse

CORPUS CHRISTI - Detectives are asking for help finding a man caught on camera breaking into a woman's car outside a westside laundromat last month.

The video from July 14th shows then Hispanic man wearing a backpack as he casually takes a seat inside the shop on Morgan Avenue.

After taking a look around, he steps back outside, sets down his backpack and opens the unlocked passenger side door. Police say he grabbed the owner's purse then stuffed it in his backpack. The owner of the purse said it contained $900 in cash.

The thief went back for seconds, taking a closer look inside the car to see if he missed anything of value.

He's described as a Hispanic, in his 40's, 5'9" tall, weighing around 170 pounds. He was wearing a yellow and blue striped polo and tan shorts.

Call Crime Stoppers if your recognize him. 888-TIPS or www.888tips.com.

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