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Police arrest suspected purse snatcher in Waikiki

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Police arrested an adult male suspect after he reportedly stole a visitor’s purse in Waikiki Wednesday night.

Police said the suspect, of no local address, grabbed the victim’s purse off of a table at a restaurant at approximately 11:05 p.m.

Police apprehended the culprit and the purse that contained the visitor’s cell phone and cash was recovered.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft.

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