Viewer Tip Leads Police to Robbery Suspect in West Hazleton


West Hazleton Police tell Eyewitness News an alert viewer helped police find the man they say was involved in a purse snatching Monday afternoon in Luzerne County.

Investigators say someone recognized Brett Magula after seeing the video on Eyewitness News at Five.

The surveillance video was taken outside of The Puff and Stuff Smoke Shop in West Hazleton.

A woman was approached as she left the store and her purse was taken.

She was shaken up but not injured. Magula is locked up.

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