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VIDEO: Mugger Jumps Onto Subway Tracks After Stealing Purse, Police Say

(DNAINFO)  Maya Rajamani | July 14, 2017 — A thief snatched a woman’s purse in Grand Central then jumped off the subway platform and ran down the train tracks to evade passersby trying to stop him from getting away, the NYPD said.

The 44-year-old victim was inside the Grand Central-42nd Street subway station around 5:16 p.m. on June 24 when the suspect pulled her purse off her arm and ran down the platform with it, police said.

Source: VIDEO: Mugger Jumps Onto Subway Tracks After Stealing Purse, Police Say – Midtown – DNAinfo New York