04/01/2013 06:17 pm ET | Updated Apr 01, 2013

Purse Snatcher Breaks Through Glass Window To Escape (VIDEO)

Police in Perth, Australia, are looking for a man who stole a purse from a 50-year-old at a local shopping center along with an accomplice.

One suspect crashed into a glass door and briefly ended up in a crumpled heap on the floor, the Mirror reported.

Bystanders who saw the unidentified man run into the window tried to offer help, not realizing a crime was in progress.

Then, another man, believed to be an accomplice, warned the good samaritans to stay away, Yahoo! reported.

Each man is described as being between 15 to 25 years old, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-9, with a slim build, dark wavy hair and dark skin. They got into a stolen green Lexus and drove away, according to


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