PURSE SNATCHER ARREST Police Catch Woman Suspected Of Purse Snatching
Reported by: Dave Benton
Videographer: Chris Mazivanhanga
Web Producer: Dave Benton
Reported: Jun. 12, 2012 8:11 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 12, 2012 8:26 PM EDT
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
Police arrested 41 year old Dana Kirk and charged her with shoplifting. Police say there have been a rash of purse snatchings in Cabell County. Trooper Shane Smith with the WV State Police says Kirk had stolen 8 purses. Police say Kirk stole 5 purses from people at the Huntington Wal-Mart, 2 from the Barboursville Wal-Mart and one purse from the someone shopping at the Barboursville Kroger.
Police say a Wal-Mart employee called them after suspecting Kirk was trying to steal a purse in the store Tuesday night. When State Police approached Kirk, they found a couple credit cards in her purse that belonged to previous purse snatching victims.
Kirk is expected to be arraigned in Cabell County Magistrate Court Tuesday evening.
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