CHASED! Woman robs man, but he pursues her right into the arms of the law

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A man who saw a wad of cash snatched out of his hand on Feb. 12 followed the thief onto a subway, into Manhattan, and eventually brought the perp to justice with the help of a security guard.

The 46-year-old victim was walking towards the Borough Hall subway station and had reached the corner of Livingston and Court streets at around 12:30 pm when a woman wordlessly grabbed the $30 he had been holding and took off down the street.

The man ran after her, pursuing her into the station and onto a crowded, Manhattan-bound 3 train. He didn’t lose sight of her as she got off at the Wall Street stop and went into a building on Exchange Place near William Street. That’s when the inter-borough chase ended, as the man informed a building security guard what had happened and the cops were called.

Officers arrived and arrested the woman.

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foodstooge from Gravesend says:
my first wife did the same thing to me...except she did it
in divorce court, and she took EVERYthing I had, not just
30 bucks. Men, DONT get married. Ever
Feb. 24, 2008, 9:37 pm

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