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Witnesses chased, detained Lancaster robbery suspect

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LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) -

Witnesses chased down and detained a Lancaster man accused of snatching a purse from a sidewalk table outside a city cafe, according to Lancaster City Police. 

Police said Michael Davila-Blanco snatched the purse from a table outside of Prince St. Cafe on the first block of North Prince Street in Lancaster City. The victim struggled with Davila-Blanco but he eventually pulled the purse away and took off across West King Street.

Several witnesses then chased Davila-Blanco and detained him until police arrived. Davila-Blanco was identified by the victim and witnesses.

He is in Lancaster County Prison in lie of $10,000 bail.

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