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Miami Shores Mayor Robbed By Teens

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-10 12:02:11-05

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.

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