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CAUGHT ON CAM: Woman Snatches Purse At COTA Stop

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

Columbus police released surveillance video of a robbery at a COTA bus stop last week.

According to police, the robbery occurred at the COTA bus stop in the 2200 block of West Broad Street on Aug. 1.

The video shows the robbery occurring as passengers are waiting for the COTA bus.

The suspect grabs the purse of a woman who was waiting for the bus, and then ran away.

The victim and several bystanders chased after the suspect, but the alleged thief got in a car and drove away.

Police said there was a gun involved, which makes the crime a felony.

The suspect was shown in the video as a woman wearing a gray tank top.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 614-645-4545.

No other details were released, but NBC4 will update as we learn new information.

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