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2/12/07-Tyler

Woman Arrested Following Purse Snatching

Police make an arrest in a purse snatching involving an East Texas senior citizen.  Leslie Thomas was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with aggravated robbery.  But they say her alleged accomplice is still on the loose.

The purse snatching happened this afternoon on the 2700 block of Plaza Avenue. Officials say the victim had returned home after buying some money orders at Woody Weavers. She says as she got out of her car inside her garage, a man snatched her purse and knocked her to the ground. The victim suffered minor injuries. If you have any information, contact Tyler Police.

Oralia Ortega, Reporting.  ortega@kltv.com

 

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