Two People Arrested For Purse Snatching

Two people are arrested for snatching purses on Wednesday.

Officers were called to the Dillon's store at 5311 South West 22nd at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A woman was putting groceries in her vehicle when another woman leaned out of a moving vehicle and grabbed her purse.

At 8:00 p.m. Wednesday another woman was walking in the Walmart parking lot at 1301 South West 37th street, when a man reached out the driver's window and tried to grab her purse off of her shoulder.

Javad Shirazi was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and attempted robbery.

Risa Lofton was also charged with aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, and felony obstruction.

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