Caught on Cam: Man Attacks Woman, Snatches Her Purse at SEPTA Station

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    Police are on the hunt for a thief who was caught on camera snatching a purse from a woman at a SEPTA station. (Published Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014)

    Police are on the hunt for a man who was caught on surveillance video attacking a woman and grabbing her purse.

    On February 2, at 9 p.m., a man approached a woman waiting at the Girard Subway station on the Broad Street Line. Surveillance cameras captured the man walking up behind the woman and grabbing her purse, leading to a struggle between the two. The man then snatched the purse away from her and fled the scene.

    The woman was not seriously hurt during the incident.

    If you have any information on the man’s whereabouts, please call Philadelphia Police.

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