NORWALK - Norwalk police say a Good Samaritan prevented a would-be robbery at a friend's birthday celebration.

Police say Chiyono Baabhar, 21, stole the birthday girl's purse near a bar in South Norwalk yesterday.

Police say the 35-year-old Good Samaritan, whose name was not released, ran after the suspect and tackled him to the ground.

They say Baabahar is in jail awaiting a court date.