Suspect jumps out of car, steals woman's purse on South Side

New video from police shows a quick-hitting purse snatcher on Chicago’s South Side.

The robbery happened June 22 at a gas station at 43rd and Union. Surveillance video shows a car pulled up to a woman parked at the pump. A man then jumped out of the back seat and grabbed the victim's purse. The getaway car then sped off, all in a matter of seconds.

Police are looking for the Chrysler used in the robbery. If you have any information, please call police at 312-747-8380. Or you can provide an anonymous tip at