Bystanders chase down bag theft suspect on Waikiki beach
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Bystanders chase down bag theft suspect on Waikiki beach


A thief tried to make off with a bag left on Waikiki Beach, but bystanders chased the 23-year-old suspect, police said.

The victim, a 31-year-old man, left his bag on the beach and went for a swim. When the suspect allegedly grabbed the bag and ran, other people on the beach gave chase, police said.

Officers arrested the suspect after investigating the Friday incident, police said Monday.

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