Man arrested for stealing purse, trying to return it to get a reward

By Brad Underwood - bio | email
Posted by Trina Edwards - email

LAWRENCEBURG, IN (FOX19) - An alleged con artist is busted at the grocery store.

James Roe, 26, is accused of stealing an elderly woman's purse at the Kroger in Lawrenceburg. Police say he tried to return it, in hopes of getting a reward.

When police arrived, he ran, but canine units tracked him down.

Roe is charged with theft, battery, and resisting arrest.

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