Two minors arrested for allegedly stealing a purse

Two minors arrested for allegedly stealing a purse
(Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Police Department reports that two minors have been arrested at the Prien Lake Mall for allegedly stealing a purse.

Police responded to the robbery on at the mall in front of TJ Maxx on January 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

During their investigation they learned that the victim had been pushed to the ground and had her purse stolen by minors who fled the scene.

Police pursued the minors with the Lake Charles Police Department’s K9 unit assisting.

Two minors, ages 14 and 16, were apprehended and nearly all of the victim’s property was recovered. Both minors were booked into the Juvenile Detention Center for simple robbery.

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