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Man Sucker-punches Mom Then Steals Her Purse, Her Daughter Makes Him Regret It

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

According to New Orleans police, a man was arrested in the Central Business District on Tuesday night after he was chased down by one of the two women he tried to mug.

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

36-year-old Augustus Taylor was detained by bystanders until police arrived.

Taylor allegedly approached the two women, a 47-year-old and 18-year-old, at around 6 p.m. in the 100 block of Magazine Street.

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

He proceeded to physically assault the 47-year-old woman before trying to take her property. He fled, but the 18-year-old woman chased after him, and he physically assaulted her, too, police said. He was detained by bystanders.

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

He was charged with one count of purse snatching and two counts of battery. He is being held on a $40,000 bond.

Taylor has previously pleaded guilty to battery charges: domestic abuse battery in 2010, simple battery in 2011, and aggravated battery in 2012 and 2014.

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

Photo Credit: Kai 'Uto

His longest jail term, one year, was for the 2014 conviction.

Sources: Nola.com

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