PHOTOS: Man breaks woman's hand in attempt to steal her purse in downtown OKC

Surveillance footage shows a man that on Jan. 29 attempted to steal a purse from a woman in downtown Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Authorities hope to identify a man that broke a woman's hand while attempting to steal her purse in downtown Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma City Police Department has released surveillance photos of a man who at 5:20 p.m. Jan. 29 attempted to steal a woman's purse while she walked near the intersection of Robert S. Kerr and Broadway.

The man wasn't able to steal the woman's purse, but in the struggle she fell to the ground and broke her hand.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 405-235-7300.

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