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Warrant for purse snatcher in West Chester

Mahan is wanted for Purse Snatching (PHOTO: West Chester PD) Mahan is wanted for Purse Snatching (PHOTO: West Chester PD)
WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) - West Chester police issued a warrant Wednesday for an alleged purse snatcher at the Kroger on Princeton-Glendale road.

Laura Mahan, 26-year-old from Cincinnati, is accused of driving up behind a woman who left her purse in the shopping cart while loading groceries into her car. Mahan got out of her car and opened her back door as if she was looking for something. Mahan then attempted to grab the purse from the cart, but the victim was able to snatch the purse back from Mahan.

Mahan drives an orange Honda Fit, with Ohio license plate FPT8717. West Chester police say she visits the Horseshoe Casino frequently.

Police encourage anyone with information on Mahan's location to contact their local police department.

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