Man accused of stealing woman's purse while she performed CPR on student

- East Detectives are searching for a man wanted for a theft in Harrowgate.

The incident occurred on January 6, 2016 at the Prima Charter School on the 3500 block of Frankford Avenue at 4:22 p.m.

According to police, the 32-year-old female victim, a counselor at the school, was assisting a student suffering from a medical emergency with CPR.

While she was helping, she placed her purse on the stairway located inside the school.

When she returned just minutes later to retrieve her purse, it was missing.

After looking at school surveillance video, an unknown Hispanic male was captured on video removing the purse which contained the victim’s identification and credit cards.

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