Extremely Clean Window Slows Down Purse Snatcher (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 1, 2013 Updated Apr 1, 2013 at 11:49 AM EST

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.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.