Suspect held in purse-snatching caught on video

April 20, 2011 12:47:02 PM PDT
Dallas police have arrested one of two suspects in a purse-snatching incident caught in a widely viewed security video. Police say 19-year-old Javier Duenas was arrested Tuesday night in Grand Prairie on a charge of aggravated robbery. He remained in jail Wednesday on $250,000 bond. Jail records did not list an attorney.

Police said they issued aggravated robbery warrants Tuesday for Duenas and 20-year-old Thelma Delao. The woman has not yet been located.

The security video of the March 29 theft shows suspects driving to a parking lot, getting out and approaching a woman. The victim is then attacked. The man drags the victim as she struggles to hold on to her bag.

Police say the man had a knife, and the female suspect had a tire jack.

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