Purse snatching suspect pulls woman and child down flight of stairs

A purse snatching suspect was caught on camera pulling a woman and child down a flight of stairs. (Photo: NBC Bay Area)
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (WTHR) – A purse snatching suspect who was caught on camera pulling a woman and child down a flight of stairs has been arrested, police say.

San Jose Police identified Pablo Cabrera as the man who "violently pulled" the purse from a female victim on May 6.

The woman was dragged down the steps along with her child.

A surveillance video was able to capture the incident and Cabrera was arrested on Saturday, according to NBC Bay Area.

According to police, all of Cabrera’s victims were Asian women carrying expensive purses.

Investigators found additional evidence in the suspect's home which linked him to other robberies.

Cabrera was already on parole for burglary and was booked into Santa Clara County Jail for robbery and parole violation.

Police didn't say whether the victims suffered any serious injuries from the incident.