MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police have arrested a man Friday accused of stealing a woman’s purse after she collapsed in a Brooklyn Center laundromat Tuesday evening.

Brooklyn Center police say Kimberly Elgren-Rheault was incapacitated when a man snatched her purse at Coin Laundry on the 5800 block of Xerxes Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

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Elgren-Rheault was hospitalized and released Tuesday night, but passed away in her Brooklyn Center home the next day.

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Her family pleaded for the purse to be returned, saying they did not want the money, only some personal mementos inside along with the pictures on her phone.

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Police say the phone was recovered from the suspect in the arrest and returned to the family.