There are two tragedies here. This family is addicted to drugs. They need help so they don't continue to harm themselves and others. They also should suffer the consequences by spending time in prison. The second is that this poor lady was pulled to the ground screaming loudly when her purse was snatched from her arm. She was injured and extremely upset.
The good news is one witness ran after the getaway car and got the licence plate. If it weren't for him, they may have gotten away. There were a few witnesses who could identify the suspect. The Boardman police were able to get enough information to apprehend the suspects who were caught in less than an hour. They did a super job.
October 6, 2013 at 4:54 a.m.