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Purse snatched from woman's arm at Caribbean Resort Monday

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Officers with the Myrtle Beach Police Department were dispatched to Caribbean Resort in reference to a woman's purse that was snatched from her arm at a hotel Monday.

Upon arriving officers met with the victim who said she just arrived back to the hotel and was waiting at the elevator, she said at that time someone grabbed her purse from under her arm.

The victim said after the suspect grabbed her purse he ran South on Ocean Boulevard.

One witness on scene met with officers and said he was also waiting at the elevator when the theft occurred.

Police footage showed a white male wearing a grey sweatshirt, pants and a black hat take the victim's purse. The victim said her purse contained money inside, according to police reports.

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