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Man Sentenced for Purse Snatching

MOUNT POCONO — The second of two people who stole an elderly woman’s purse in the Poconos has been sentenced.

William Hayhurst of Swiftwater was sentenced on Tuesday to nine months to three years in prison. 83 more words

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3 Teens Catch Suspected Purse Thief On Long Island

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Three teenagers jumped into action on Long Island to help catch a suspected purse thief.

A 45-year-old woman was walking on Cooper Street in Hempstead around 8:30 p.m. 328 more words

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Police Search for Suspect Wanted in Purse-Snatching

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis police have released photos of a suspect wanted for a purse-snatching earlier this month in the 5600 block of Pershing. 174 more words

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Two Arrested for Purse Snatching in Nanticoke

NANTICOKE — Police made an arrest in a purse snatching in Luzerne County.

Cops say they have the two men responsible for stealing a 72-year-old woman’s purse from her vehicle at the Weis Market parking lot… 39 more words

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Purse snatcher arrested after knocking 80-year-old woman to the ground

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An 80-year-old woman faced a scary situation yesterday when a man knocked her down and attempted to flee with her purse. 79 more words

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90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Foils Mugger, Suspect Arrested

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say they’ve arrested a would-be mugger whose attempt to steal a Holocaust survivor’s purse was thwarted when the then-90-year-old woman fought back. 122 more words

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Smash-And-Grab Handbag Thieves Suspected In Other Crimes

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ST. LOUIS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A group of Chicago-area residents accused of stealing $60,000 worth of handbags in a brazen smash-and-grab in St. 202 more words

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