Man robs student at local Walgreens, takes away $1,600

A 20-year-old female student was robbed Wednesday night outside of Walgreens on the 3100 block of McCart Avenue, according to a Fort Worth police report.In the report, an unidentified person told police that at about 10:45 p.m. Sofia Vela was being robbed.

Fort Worth police said the woman left Walgreens and walked to her car when a man, age 25 to 30, came toward her and grabbed her purse, according to a campus-wide e-mail from TCU Police detective Vicki Lawson. The man took Vela’s purse, shoved her aside and escaped in a small, dirty, white car driven by a woman, according to the e-mail.

According to the police report, the items stolen were an iPhone, a Gucci purse and $130 in cash. The total value of the items taken was $1,670.