Teen faces felony charges in purse snatching

October 27, 2013 3:12:03 PM PDT
A 17-year-old boy is facing felony robbery charges Sunday night after he stole a women's purse in the Loop.

Police say it happened Saturday night just after 10 p.m. at Adams Street and Wabash Avenue.

They say he knocked over the 58-year-old woman, grabbed her purse and took off.

Officers in the area caught up with the teen and arrested him.