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02/05/05 - Lufkin

Drive By Purse Snatching

A couple of accused purse snatchers are in the Angelina County Jail thanks to several people who spotted their license plate and called police.

Lufkin Police say around 8:00 Friday evening, a woman was walking to her car in the Wal-Mart parking lot when two men allegedly drove by, reached out, and grabbed her purse. Officers say the woman was reportedly dragged for several feet before letting go.

Several customers ran after the car and were able to get it's license plate.

Larry Mickey and Elvin Mickey have been arrested. They are both in the Angelina County Jail on a $15,000 bond for robbery. Elvin Mickey has an additional $4,000 bond for an outstanding forgery warrant.

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