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Gibsonville man tries to snatch 70-year-old woman's purse; she refuses to let go

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Gibsonville man is accused of trying to snatch a 70-year-old woman’s purse in a Walmart parking lot, but she wouldn’t let it go. 150 more words


Alleged purse snatcher nabbed by passing funeral procession

SAN ANTONIO, TX – And now, a story from the funeral beat. And by funeral beat, we mean funeral “beat down”.

Joe Carpenter’s bad luck was to be caught beating on an elderly woman just as a funeral procession was passing by. 153 more words


Kelowna purse snatcher in custody

KELOWNA — Kelowna RCMP have a man in custody following two incidents over the weekend involving an attempted robbery and purse snatching.

The attempted robbery occurred last Saturday at Safeway on Highway 97 where a man demanded money but left empty-handed. 79 more words


Woman Attacked By Purse Snatcher While Waiting For Bus In Roseville

ROSEVILLE (WWJ) – Police say a 59-year-old woman is recovering after being attacked by a man while waiting for the bus to take her home from work in Roseville. 271 more words


Purse snatcher nabbed by Prince Albert, Sask. police

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – Police believe they have the culprit behind a series of purse snatchings in three Saskatchewan communities. Prince Albert police arrested Jessie Gaida, 30, on March 13 for a number of purse snatchings in the northern Saskatchewan city. 102 more words


Would-Be Purse Snatcher Drags Woman Across Jaxon's Parking Lot

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DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) – Now that’s just cold. A man is caught on camera trying to steal a tourist’s purse at Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor. 355 more words


Woman injured during Saskatoon purse snatching

SASKATOON – A woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a purse snatching in Saskatoon. The 65-year-old was injured when she tried to grab the door of the getaway vehicle. 109 more words