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Samaritan attempts to stop purse snatcher in Warren

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WARREN, Ohio -

A man in Warren attempted to stop a purse snatcher from robbing a woman Sunday. 

Britnie Mendoza, 28, told police that she was robbed by a man on Idylwild Street North West.

The victim told police the suspect ran off after he was able to grab her purse.

According to the police report, the purse contained about $140 and several prescription drugs, valued at more than $3,000.

Before the suspect got away, Mendoza said a man tackled the suspect on Ogden Avenue North West.

The man was able to return Mendoza's purse, but her wallet and prescription medication bag was taken by the suspect.

Police say no arrests have been made in the case.

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