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A Good Samaritan tackled a fleeing purse snatcher on Delaware Avenue and held him to the ground until police arrived to make an arrest, Central District police reported.

Terry L. Jadlowski, 63, of 2093 Haskell Road, Olean, was charged with second-degree robbery, a felony.

Jadlowski allegedly knocked a woman to the ground and stole her purse as she was leaving a store Saturday in the 600 block of Delaware Avenue, authorities said.