Police: Purse snatcher charged with robbery

Police: Purse snatcher charged with robbery

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - 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.