EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSOhio Woman Arrested On Theft Charges
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Reported by: Kera Mashek
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Jul. 13, 2013 5:12 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 13, 2013 6:47 PM EDT
Wheelersburg , Scioto County , West Virginia
An Ohio woman was arrested and accused of trying to scam another woman, and stealing her purse.
Scioto County deputies said Misty Ruggles, 27 of Wheelersburg went to a house in South Webster in April, identified herself to the homeowner as a family friend and asked for work.
When the homeowner said she couldn't help, police said Ruggles asked for some water. After the victim went to get the drink, Ruggles allegedly snatched her purse and ran off.
She is now being held on theft charges in Scioto County Jail on $10,000 bond.
Ruggles is also a suspect in other cases, which are still being investigated.
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