Police Searching For Purse Snatcher

Lexington police are searching for a purse snatcher who struck twice in the same area.

The thefts happened within a black of each other and less than an hour apart.

Police said they believe the same suspect is behind both.

The first happened at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday on North Broadway and Church Street.

The second happened around 12:40 on West Short Street.

In both cases, police said the suspect ran up behind the women, grabbed their purses and took off.

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