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Woman tries to steal purse

A 28-year-old woman told HPD officers that she and her friend were walking on a sidewalk in Waikiki around 11:45 p.m. last night, when a 27-year-old woman approached them and pulled the victim's purse. The purse's chain strap broke and everything inside fell on the ground. The suspect then took one of the items and the victim tried to stop the suspect. The victim was able to flag down a patrol officer, and the suspect was subsequently arrested.