Police: Teens snatch purse from woman in parking lot

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WICHITA, Kan. — Police have arrested one of two teens accused of snatching a purse from an elderly woman at a southeast Wichita grocery store.

It happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of a Dillons store at 5500 East Harry. According to Wichita Police, a 67-year-old woman was attacked by a 14-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy who stole her purse.

Witnesses chased the teens and managed to catch the girl. Police responded and took her into custody. Officers are still searching for the boy, described as a black male, 13, 4-feet, 10 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing red shorts, but no shirt.

The woman wasn't hurt. Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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