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Boca Woman Robbed While Walking To Apartment

Posted by Paige Bresky --email

BOCA RATON, FL --- Boca Raton Police Services Department responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at the 1100 block of NW 13th Street on Thursday around 2:35 pm.

The victim, Debra Lapointe told officers that when she pulled into the parking lot of her apartment complex, she noticed a black vehicle, possibly a Ford Taurus with a man inside.

Lapointe said she parked her car and started walking toward her apartment.

As she was walking, she heard someone running up behind her. She turned around and saw man from the car approaching her.

The suspect, who was dressed in all black clothing, pushed her with one hand while he grabbed her purse off her arm with the other hand.

Lapointe fell to the ground and suffered minor abrasions and contusions.

The suspect ran north on NW 12th Avenue and has not been located at this time.

Police are urging anyone with information about this crime to call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

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