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Transient, Juvenile Arrested in Maine Purse Snatching

Mark Sinclair
WCSH

Police in Maine have arrested a 22-year-old transient from Peru and a juvenile in connection with a purse snatching at the Auburn Mall.

Authorities say Mark Sinclair and the juvenile were riding in a stolen vehicle from Lewiston when Sinclair jumped from the car, knocking a 16-year-old to the ground, and taking her purse.

Sinclar was currently out on bail for a previous theft charge. The 17-year-old is being charged with one count of robbery, according to necn affiliate WCSH.

The incident occurred on Feb. 21.

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