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Huntington Police Arrest Second Suspect Accused In Several Purse Snatchings

Reported by: Send eMail Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 3:19 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 4, 2013 10:12 AM EST

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Huntington Purse Snatchings
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

Huntington police officers have arrested two brothers they believe were involved in several purse snatchings.

Stephen Lindsey and Zachary Lindsey are facing several charges in connection with at least six purse snatchings.

Police said several women told them their purses had been stolen from their vehicles at gas stations and Walmart in the Huntington area.

Stephen Lindsey was arrested Tuesday morning, and Zachary Lindsey was arrested Tuesday evening.




The Huntington Police Department has arrested a suspect that it believes is involved in several purse snatchings.

Steven Lindsey, 19, of Huntington was arrested by police about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Fifth Street in Huntington. The Huntington Police Special Emphasis Unit, the West Virginia State Police and the Cabell County Sheriff's Department believe the suspect was involved in at least six larcenies and a burglary.

Several victims reported their purses being stolen from their vehicles at gas stations and Walmart in the Huntington area.

Lindsey was charged in Cabell County Magistrate Court with four counts of petit larceny, attempt to commit petit larceny, breaking and entering of auto and receiving and transferring stolen property. Police said the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

The Huntington Police Department said there are arrest warrants for Lindsey's brother, Zachery Matthew Lindsey, in connection to the purse snatchings.



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