Man arrested for stealing purse of 82-year-old at North Goodman Street church

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — You might recall Rochester police asking for your help to find the man in these photos.

He has now been found and arrested. 34-year-old Jose Cruz Jr. is accused of stealing the purse of an 82-year-old woman at a church on North Goodman Street on Sept. 1.

The investigation also found two weeks after that theft, he attacked two of his relatives, both in their 60s, with a metal pipe before stealing property.

Cruz is facing several charges including robbery and assault.