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Alleged Purse Snatcher Caught

Authorities in Pulaski County are sending out a reminder for everyone to keep an eye on their belongings when shopping.

This comes after a purse-snatching at a Wal-Mart store over the weekend.

18-year old Brandon Mayfield of Somerset is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

Police say Mayfield grabbed a woman's purse in the parking lot and took off.

Police later caught up with Mayfield hiding behind another store near Wal-Mart.

The purse was recovered with everything inside.


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