• Man steals nearly $20,000 worth of purses

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    ATLANTA - Atlanta police are looking for a man they say stole nearly $20,000 in purses.

    According to police, a man walked into Bella Bag on Peachtree Street Monday around 11 a.m. and stole six Louis Vuitton purses.

    Surveillance video shows the man swinging one of the bags at the store clerk as he left the store.

    Officers said a getaway car was waiting outside.

    The purses were valued between $2,700 and $3,100 each.

    The thief is described as a black male, clean shaven with long dreads. He is around 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall.

    At the time of the robbery he was wearing a fedora, round glasses and a long tan coat.

    Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

    You can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward. 

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