Bag thief in Australia runs through glass window

This CCTV footage shows an alleged bag thief running through a glass window and being knocking flat on the ground as he attempts to escape a shopping centre in Australia.

The man allegedly stole a purse from a woman at a news agency located in the centre, Western Australia police said.

According the Australia Broadcasting Corporation, the man suffered some cuts and was initially helped by bystanders who were unaware of the robbery.

Police said he and an accomplice left the scene in a stolen green Lexus. They are continuing to search for the two men.