Purse snatcher identified and arrested

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a purse snatching at the Wal-Mart on Harrison Road around 9:00 AM Tuesday.

Victims, 75-year-old Patricia McCarty and 70-year-old Loretta Walker were walking to Walker’s car when they were approached 20-year-old Davontae Williams.

The three were involved in a struggle while Williams attempted to take their purses. The suspect got away with McCarty’s purse.

Deputies search the area and found Williams and took him back to the be identified by the suspects.

Williams was arrested and charged with one count of robbery by snatching and one count of criminal attempt to commit a robbery by snatching.

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