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Thief stopped by pane of glass


PERTH, AUSTRALIA -  Purse snatcher in Australia runs head first into a glass window and it's all caught on tape.

After the man swiped a purse from a 50-year-old woman at a mall in Perth, security cameras caught the culprit running and crashing into the glass, knocking him flat on the ground.

Bystanders, unaware of the robbery, tried to help the man before an accomplice stepped up and threatened them to let him go.

The thief and accomplice left the scene in a stolen car.

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