Extremely Clean Window Slows Down Purse Snatcher (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 1, 2013 Updated Apr 1, 2013 at 12:49 PM EDT

AUSTRALIA (www.incnow.tv) -- A purse snatcher in Australia runs head first into a glass window and it's all caught on tape.

The man allegedly stole a purse from a 50-year-old woman at a mall in Perth. Security cameras show the culprit running and crashing into the glass, knocking him flat on the ground.

According to the police report, bystanders, unaware of the robbery, tried to help the man before an accomplice stepped up and threatened them to let him go. The alleged thief and accomplice left the scene in a stolen car.




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