San Francisco police arrest thug who strong-armed laptop from woman

A 35-year-old woman struggled to hold onto her laptop in a brazen theft not far from AT&T Park on Tuesday, police said.

A 19-year-old man approached the victim at 4th and Townsend streets around 7 p.m. and attempted to grab her laptop, cops said. The victim struggled to hold onto the computer but the brazen thug forced it out of her hands and fled.

The thug was arrested a few blocks away, cops said.

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