Woman Mistakenly Pops Trunk Instead Of Locking It, Guns Stolen: Police

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TAMPA, FL — Tampa police are looking for a person who grabbed a woman’s purse and two guns after she accidentally popped her trunk instead of locking it.

According to police, they would like to speak to the man in the video below.

Police believe he may have information about an auto burglary that occurred by the passengers in the truck, shortly after he was dropped off April 5 around 2 p.m.

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The victim parked her vehicle on Twiggs Street near the courthouse and accidentally popped her trunk open instead of locking it as she went inside the building, police said.

Police said a passenger in the truck grabbed the victim’s purse and two firearms out of the trunk.

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay, Inc. at 1-800-873-TIPS.

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