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TV reporter becomes the story when she’s robbed at Costco while shopping

A local TV news reporter became the subject of a crime story when her purse was stolen in a brazen robbery at a Northern California store.

KTVU ’s Claudine Wong says she was pushing a shopping cart through the parking lot after shopping at a Costco on Friday when a car pulled up beside her.

Suddenly someone leaned out of the passenger seat and grabbed her purse from atop the cart. The car, a dark Honda sedan with paper dealer plates, then sped away.

Wong wrote on Facebook that her purse contained her wallet and cellphone.

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Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord are looking at surveillance video, which recorded images of the suspect car driving off.

Wong says she wasn’t hurt.


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