Video: LA man beats woman in purse-snatch attempt

The man began punching the woman after failing to steal her property

By PoliceOne Staff

LOS ANGELES — The LAPD released video Wednesday of a man who attacked a woman after he unsuccessfully tried to steal her purse.

The man can be seen slamming the woman to the ground and repeatedly punching her as she struggles to protect her property. The attack happened in broad daylight and was captured on a nearby surveillance camera.

Cops are still looking for the suspect, who can be seen attacking the woman about 55 seconds into this video.

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