Woman robbed in front of John Jay
Public Safety confirmed that a male attempted to steal a purse in front of John Jay this afternoon.
Campus security officers turned the suspect over to police, and the purse and its contents were recovered, a Public Safety officer said.
The victim was outside, sunning herself while sleeping on a bench, when the suspect grabbed her purse around 12:15 p.m. She woke up and chased the suspect through the 114th gate, where the suspect was apprehended by security officers and an alarm technician.
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