DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A woman shopping at a mall was pushed to the ground and robbed in a purse-snatching, Daytona Beach police said.
The robbery occurred Wednesday night at the Volusia Mall.
According to Daytona Beach police, the woman was leaving a store when a man pushed her to the ground and took her bag before running away.
The man was described as 18 to 23 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing a dark jacket and dark pants.
The Daytona Beach Police Department urged shoppers to:
- Park in well-lit areas
- Be aware of their surroundings
- Remain vigilant
- Lock packages in the trunks of their vehicles
Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call police or Crimestoppers at 888-277-TIPS.
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