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Video captures bold theft outside San Francisco restaurant

This comes amid a rash of robberies in the Bay Area.
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Posted at 4:43 PM, Dec 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-15 17:19:29-05

A bold theft was captured by a camera outside a San Francisco restaurant.

A woman’s purse was stolen in a drive-by robbery as she dined outside.

It happened in just 4 seconds.

Video shows a suspect getting out of a car, reaching over a barrier, and snatching the victim’s purse.

The woman later discovered her car was stolen, too.

This comes amid a rash of robberies in the San Francisco area.

Authorities continue to search for those involved in robberies at Louis Vuitton, Burberry, and a Bloomingdale's store.

California has been hit with several grab-and-go robberies in the last month.

In Concord, police said nine suspects wore hoodies and masks to rob Iceberg Diamonds.

Police in Walnut Creek were searching for 80 people who ransacked a Nordstrom store.

About $25,000 worth of purses were stolen from the Topanga Mall, authorities said.

Authorities are unsure if any of the crimes are connected.