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March 25, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Police nab purse-snatcher in downtown Seattle

Seattle Police nabbed a purse-snatcher in downtown Seattle late Sunday morning.

The man struck a woman and grabbed her purse on the corner of First Avenue and Pike Street around 11:35 a.m., according to the Seattle Police Department’s online blotter.

The thief ran away, but police arrested him nearby, in Victor Steinbrueck Park.

The victim did not require medical treatment.

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