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Police have person of interest in string of purse snatchings

Lexington Police say they may be closer to solving a string of purse snatchings.

Officers arrested Jesse Burse, 34, early Tuesday after they say he grabbed a woman's purse at the East High Street Starbucks late Monday night.

Witnesses were able to get the suspect's license plate number and police traced it to a home on Will Fant Drive, near Richmond Road.

Police say Burse is a person of interest in as many as three purse snatchings in the Richmond Road area.


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