Posted Friday, July 5, 2013 --- 3:00 p.m.
A Madison Police officer arrested a man after witnessing a purse snatching while he was stopped at a red light.
It happened June 29th in the 500 block of W. Johnson Street.
The officer was in his squad car when he saw a man rip the purse away from a woman and push her down. The suspect then ran toward the officer's car.
The officer got out and stopped the man.
24-year-old Adrian Isaac Marroquin was arrested for strong armed robbery.