Hattiesburg purse snatching suspects appear in court

By Jeff Daley – email

HATTIESBURG, MS. (WDAM) - Bond was set for the four people charged with a simple robbery at a shopping mall in Hattiesburg Tuesday night.

Rodique Watson, 19, of Hattiesburg and his brother Chadrich, 17, of Natchez along with Jeremy Payne, 20, of Natchez and Nanette Hathorn, 20, of Bassfield went before Municipal Court Judge Vanessa Jones Wednesday.

They are accused of stealing a woman's purse and then pushing her down in the Target parking lot on Hwy 98 west.

After the incident the four fled the scene and were arrested at a nearby apartment complex.

Bond for the four was set at $100,000 each.

The four were remanded to the Lamar County jail.

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