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Good Samaritans Stop Alleged Purse-Snatcher Targeting Elderly Woman Walking Home From Church

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Two passers-by were being called "superheroes" on Monday after getting out of their car and chasing after a man who allegedly stole an 82-year-old woman's purse as she was walking home from church on Sunday in La Habra.

The suspect, 25-year-old Alfredo Lezama, managed to get away after dropping the purse. But he was later arrested.

The good deed was caught on surveillance camera, but the identities of the good Samaritans were still unknown.

Police hope someone will recognize the two men so they can assist in the investigation and be properly thanked.

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