Robber didn't expect this

February 25, 2009 5:39:25 AM PST
A 75-year-old robbery victim was no easy mark.

Police in Stuart, Fla., report the senior chased down the 29-year-old who snatched the man's brand new laptop and printer.

According to authorities, the victim was waiting outside a Best Buy, when Samuel Dallas Jarvis grabbed the packages and ran.

But he didn't get far.

Police say the suspected crook went just 8 feet before the elderly man managed to catch him.

An off-duty deputy saw the struggle and jumped into help.

Jarvis is now being held on $12,500 bail.

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