Police seek women accused of stealing purse on BX40 bus

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Police are searching for two women they say stole someone's purse while riding the BX40 bus near Westchester Square.

It happened on Nov. 12.

Officials say the women poured some kind of liquid on the back of the victim's head, before taking off with the purse.

They say they then ran off the bus at Saint Peters and East Tremont avenues.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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