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Purse snatching suspect captured by Laurinburg Police

(Source: Laurinburg Police) (Source: Laurinburg Police)

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) - Laurinburg Police were searching for a man involved in purse snatching and have made a recent arrest.

James Leon Sweat was identified as the Harris Teeter purse snatching suspect. Sweat was arrested in Sumpter, S.C. and has been extradited back to N.C., according to police.

Sweat is charged with common law robbery and placed in the Scotland County jail.

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