- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (AP) - The mayor of Miami Shores has been robbed by two teens.

Local news organizations report that the teenagers snatched Mayor Alice Burch’s purse Tuesday night near a coffee shop.

Miami Shores police say the mayor chased after them and tried to grab them, but was thrown to the ground. The teens then drove away in a getaway car.

Police spokesman James Somohano says authorities later located the teens and arrested them.

Officials believe at least one more person might have been involved in the robbery.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide