WATCH: Mother fights off purse snatcher

Posted at 8:03 PM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 16:19:03-05

When he saw a woman with a stroller, he thought he had found an easy target, but this purse snatcher was in for a rude awakening.

The woman was standing in the hallway of a fast food restaurant on East Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas when a man walked in. In the video below, you can see the man walk past the woman before walking past her again and grabbing her purse.

Watch what happens next:

The woman tackled the man to the ground and grabbed her purse back. When a citizen saw what was happening and stepped in, the man gave up completely and left the restaurant.