Woman fights off purse snatcher

September 16, 2008 6:20:42 PM PDT
A New Jersey man is behind bars after being fought off by a woman who refused to give up her purse. Zhe Noah, 25, was arrested Monday night shortly after police say he put a knife to a woman's throat and tried to steal her purse.

The crime happened on Henry Avenue in Palisades Park.

The woman was able to knock the knife out of his hands.

Police arrived as he tried to flee, but Noah was quickly apprehended.

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