Deputies: Woman sought after stealing purse in Walmart parking lot

Sheriff's Office says woman sped off in silver Hyundai Sonata after robbery


PALM COAST, Fla. – A woman is being sought after stealing a purse in the parking lot of a Walmart Supercenter in Palm Coast, the Flagler County Sheriff's Office said Monday. 

The robbery was reported just after 2:30 p.m. outside the Walmart store on Cypress Point Parkway, deputies said. 

A woman was moving her groceries from the shopping cart into her trunk when a silver, newer-model Hyundai Sonata pulled up, deputies said.

A black woman got out of the passenger side of the vehicle, grabbed the purse out of the cart and jumped back into the car, which then sped away toward Palm Coast Parkway, investigators said.

The victim told deputies that her purse contained her driver's license, cash, three prescriptions and debit and credit cards.

The surveillance video is expected to be released and the Sheriff's Office continues to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 386-313-4911. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-8477.