A teenager was arrested Wednesday night after San Antonio police say he stole a purse from a woman inside a crowded Cheddar's restaurant.

The theft happened around 10:30 p.m. inside the Cheddar's in the 7400 block of Loop 410. 

Police say the 16-year-old suspect walked up to a woman and grabbed her purse.

Several people in the restaurant saw what happened and surrounded the suspect.

Witnesses told police the suspect ran into the restroom and locked himself inside before police arrived. The teen was arrested and charged with theft.