DARTMOUTH (CBS) – Police say they have arrested the man they believe pushed a 76-year-old woman to the ground and stole her purse outside a Dartmouth bank.

“WE got him!!!” said the Dartmouth Police Department’s Facebook page.

Dartmouth police say Miguel Brasil, who is believed to be homeless, was arrested Tuesday night after police asked the public to share Brasil’s wanted poster.

(Photo credit: Dartmouth Police Department)

Surveillance video captured the incident, which happened outside Citizens Bank on Dartmouth Street at about 10 a.m. Monday. The video shows a man running back to a silver Toyota Corolla and speeding off after stealing the woman’s purse.

The woman suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Dartmouth Police.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s