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Man on bike sentenced to 3 years in purse-snatching incident

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GRAVESEND, United Kingdom - A purse-snatching incident caught on camera earlier this year has netted a man a prison sentence spanning nearly four years.A judge sentenced Jaroslav Gabor, 23, to three years and nine months on Monday.

He admitted to the Feb. 17 robbery of a woman in her 60s.Police in Kent said Gabor rode a bike by the woman that evening and snatched her handbag, sending her tumbling to the pavement.

A nearby surveillance camera captured the ordeal on video."Gabor targeted a person he believed to be vulnerable and then violently stole her handbag, knocking the victim over in the process," Investigator Emma Laimbeer said. "He left the scene with no concern for his victim who suffered hip and leg injuries.

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