NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A bouncer working security in a West Village bar was credited in a published report with capturing a man who allegedly had just mugged a woman early Saturday.

Around 4:25 a.m. Saturday, the man snatched a woman’s purse on Hudson Street near Morton Street as she walked into a building with friends, and proceeded to drag her across the street, DNAInfo reported.

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As the woman screamed for help while the man dragged her, bouncer Vinny Barbieri jumped into action from his post outside Henrietta Hudson, 438 Hudson St., DNAInfo reported.

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He tackled the suspect and waited for police to arrive, as the woman screamed at her attacker and called him a “jerk,” the publication reported.

A cab driver helped Barbieri hold the man until police arrived and took the man into custody, the publication reported.

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The report did not indicate whether the woman was injured.