Police: Man held door for woman pushing stroller, stole her purse

Posted at 7:58 PM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 19:58:23-04

CINCINNATI -- Police arrested a man who they said stole a purse while holding a door open for the victim.

John Horn, 30, was on the University of Cincinnati campus Monday when he held a door open for a woman with a stroller, police said in court records.

As the woman turned to open a second door, Horn took her purse off the stroller handle and left the building, according to court records. The purse contained a cellphone, credit cards and cash.

The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Horn was charged with theft.