Occurred on 7/14/12, 9:35 pm Robbery 5425 S. Padre Island Drive
Police were called to Target at Moore Plaza for a robbery call in which the victims were returning to their cars when a male grabbed one of the women's purse. The victim refused to let go of her purse and a struggle ensued. The victim's friend was trying to help when she was knocked to the ground where she struck her head. She sustained a bruise and a minor laceration to her elbow. She was treated by CCFD Emergency Personnel, but refused to be taken to the hospital.
The suspect then fled westbound on Williams Drive in a silver or gray passenger car. He is described as a Hispanic male, 5'10″ to 6′ feet tall and weighing 130 to 140 lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt with light-colored blue jeans and a white cap.
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