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Two Charged In Hospital Purse Snatching

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Updated: 3/26/2013 5:56 am

Lexington Police said they made two arrests in a purse snatching at a local hospital.

Police said they were called to Central Baptist Hospital after a woman reported her purse had been taken while she was waiting for a family member who was being treated.

According to court documents, the purse contained more than $2,000 worth of jewelry.

Police said they received some leads that sent them to a home on Delmont Drive.

When they got there, police said Susan Williams, 40, and Sandra Pursifull, 50, ran from the home and fled in a U-Haul truck.

They were later found in a parking lot on Leestown Road and arrested.

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