Man steals woman's purse, other women grab him, beat him to the ground

Happened around 9:50 p.m. outside the YMCA at 776 Washington St. in Dorchester. When police arrived, the pummeled purse snatcher was surrounded by five women. He declined to cooperate with police.

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      Wooooow! He chose the wrong

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      Wooooow! He chose the wrong women to mess with tonight.

      I would like to see what these women would have done to that guy who tried to scam the One Fund.

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      Self Defense Class

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      I guess he didn't notice the women's self defense class that was getting out of the YMCA! :)

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      Self-defense? In Boston?

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      I didn't think that sort of thing would be allowed here! What other types of self-defense are allowed in Boston?

      Were the women later admonished by the police not to take such matters into their own hands again, and instead "leave it to us?"

      And what does City Hall think of all this?

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      Probably

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      Blame the media!

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