Good Samaritans help recover woman's purse from robbery suspect

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THE BRONX -

Police say a woman's purse was snatched right from her arm Sunday.

They say it happened around 1 p.m.

The suspect ran up behind the 72-year-old woman on Briggs Avenue and grabbed her purse.

The woman began screaming, and that is when police say a group of Good Samaritans came to her aide, chasing the man down and recovering her purse.

However, police say the suspect was able to get away with $30.

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

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