Two arrested in Logan County, WV purse snatching ring

A pair accused of going on a violent purse snatching spree are in jail.

West Virginia State Police tell our sister station David Leake and Katie Maynard were arrested Thursday evening.

Police say they attacked a woman on the parking lot of Fountain Place Mall in Logan earlier in the day and took off with her purse.

Troopers caught up with the pair driving along U.S. 119 in Chapmanville.

Police say they admitted to the robbery and several other robberies reported in that same parking lot over the last month.

Leake and Maynard are charged with armed robbery and conspiracy.

Police say more charges will be filed and a warrant is being issued for a third suspect's arrest.

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