Cops hunt for Chinatown purse snatcher

June 4, 2009 2:46:41 PM PDT
Police in Manhattan are searching for a woman caught on camera snatching another woman's purse in Chinatown.The afternoon robbery happened in front of 62 Hester Place in May.

A security camera captures the thief running up from behind the victim and grabbing her purse.

The 47-year-old victim fell to the ground and injured her head as the robber ran off with her bag.

Detectives say the suspect is woman with brown hair who is between 15 and 17 years old.


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