Man accused of snatching purses from 9 women in the Bronx

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A man is accused of snatching purses from unsuspecting women in the Bronx, at least nine times, according to police. 

Police say the most recent incident happened on Nov. 6 around 6 a.m. on Valentine Avenue and E. 204th Street.

The suspect approached a 64-year-old woman and grabbed her purse before running away.

He is accused of stealing the purses of at least eight other women between Oct. 4 and Nov. 6.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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