Melbourne Police Seek Strong-Arm Robbery Suspect Who Forcefully Took Victim’s Purse
By Space Coast Daily // February 17, 2016
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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne police are seeking two suspects involved in a string of strong-arm robberies on Tuesday.
According to the Melbourne police, at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday at the Aurora Food Mart, located at 1595 Aurora Road, an unknown Black male suspect reached inside the victim’s vehicle and forcefully took the victim’s purse from her grasp, slightly injuring her wrist.
The suspect quickly left the area in a dark colored car driven by a white female.
A similar robbery was also reported early Tuesday morning at the Sunoco Gas Station, located at 4000 S. Babcock Street in Melbourne.
According to the Melbourne police, the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and pulled her wallet out of her grasp, leaving in a small dark colored car driven by a blonde-haired white female.
If you have any information that could help solve this case, please call Central Florida Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). Calls to Crimeline are anonymous, and tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.
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