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Man flees scene after stealing woman's bag

A 49-year-old man allegedly tried to runaway after stealing a woman's bag left in a shopping cart. The 34-year-old female complainant said the incident happened around 3:45 p.m. yesterday at a business in Kapolei. The complainant observed the suspect as he fled, pursued the man on foot and called police. An off-duty HPD Officer witnessed the complainant pursuing the suspect and informed police dispatch of his location. The suspect was subsequently arrested for theft.