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State senator helps to chase a robber in downtown Boston

A state senator came to the aid of a woman who was chasing a robber who had stolen her phone while she was still talking on it.

Kathleen Joyce, director of government relations for the Boston Bar Association, had left her office and was walking down Beacon Street around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when someone came up and snatched her iPhone from her hands.

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