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Theft turns into police chase near Kilgore College campus in Longview

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Guinn, Antajun Jamal (Source: Gregg County Jail) Guinn, Antajun Jamal (Source: Gregg County Jail)
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A purse-snatching incident turned into a police chase Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 25-year-old Antajun Jamal Guinn stole a purse from a woman near the Kilgore College campus in Longview. Guinn then tried to take her phone away as she tried to call 911.

Guinn then fled the scene but was caught by officers a short distance away. He is charged with theft, evading arrest and interfering with an emergency call. Guinn remains in the Gregg County Jail. His bond has been set at $8,000.

Guinn has previously been arrested in Gregg County ten times on charges that include evading arrest, criminal trespassing and assault.

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