Raleigh police catch alleged purse-snatcher in downtown
Posted November 29, 2008
Raleigh, N.C. — Police arrested a teenage boy for allegedly snatching a woman's purse in downtown Raleigh Friday evening.
Police said the teenager grabbed the woman's purse and pushed her husband down at 210 S. Wilmington St. around 8:20 p.m.
Officers caught the teen about a block away and recovered the woman's purse.
The husband had a dislocated finger, but no other injuries were reported.
Police withheld the teen's name, because he is a juvenile.