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Police: Purse snatcher charged with robbery

Dequan Bridges. Source: LPD Dequan Bridges. Source: LPD

The Laurel Police Department were called to Sawmill Square Mall on a robbery complaint over the weekend. 

The victim of the crime reported that a suspect snatched her purse and ran. 

According to a news release from the Laurel Police Department, Dequan Bridges dropped the purse after being chased by the victim and others. 

Bridges was apprehended a short time later and was charged with one count of robbery. 

Bridges' bond was set at $20,000. 

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