Police: Purse-snatcher in custody

BROOKLYN - Police say they have the man they believe snatched a purse from an elderly woman in a wheelchair in custody.

Authorities say the elderly victim was riding down Wyckoff Avenue on July 20 when the suspect grabbed her purse and ran. Police caught the act on surveillance footage.

Police say the bag contained $15, a benefit card and prescription medication.

Police: Suspect caught on tape robbing wheelchair-bound lady

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