Bal Harbour Shops Purse Thief Falls From Second Story Trying to Escape
A woman who attempted to snatch a purse this weekend at the ritzy Bal Harbour Shops ended up falling from the mall's second story while trying to escape. The victim, who had $20,000 in cash in the purse, had attempted to chase after the would-be burglar.
According to WSVN, the incident happened Saturday. The victims were tourists and chased after the purse thief, but the woman ended up falling.
The unidentified suspect was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital and is listed in critical condition.
The purse and the $20,000 it contained were returned.
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