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Ex-boyfriend accused of robbing woman in taxicab

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Police apprehended Adrian Long shortly after he allegedly snatched his ex-girlfriend's purse. Police apprehended Adrian Long shortly after he allegedly snatched his ex-girlfriend's purse.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A woman's ex-boyfriend was arrested after police said he showed up at her job and stole her purse.

It happened on the 2400 block of North Memorial Parkway just after 1:30 p.m.

The woman told police when she arrived at work Thursday afternoon, her ex-boyfriend approached the taxi she arrived in. The man entered the cab, struck the woman several times in the arm, and fled with her purse.

Officers arrived and chased the man before finally catching up to him. The woman's purse was returned; she did not suffer serious injury.

Adrian Long was arrested and charged with third-degree robbery.

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