Port Authority police arrested a criminal who swiped a girl’s purse in Midtown after she gave a homeless man just a few early Friday, officers stated.
The 54-year-old sufferer was in a practice station close to the Empire State Constructing simply after midnight when she took her purse from her pocketbook, cops stated.
The great Samaritan had simply given the homeless man some money when Ousmane Diallo, 22, of the Bronx, ran previous her and snatched the purse out of her hand.
Port Authority Police Officer Joel Peixoto heard the girl’s cry for assist and chased the 210-pound Diallo out of the practice station to Sixth Ave.
Peixoto, a four-year veteran of the Port Authority Police Division, managed to cease the suspect in entrance of the Manhattan Mall, authorities stated.
Diallo nonetheless had the sufferer’s leather-based Coach purse in his arms, cops stated.
Police charged Diallo with felony possession of stolen property, theft and grand larceny, cops stated. His arraignment was pending Friday.
The girl was visibly shaken from the mugging, however not harmed, police stated.