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Purse snatcher strikes in Walmart parking lot

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Jerry Sauls (Source: Leland Police Dept.) Jerry Sauls (Source: Leland Police Dept.)
Tristan Banks (Source: Leland Police Dept.) Tristan Banks (Source: Leland Police Dept.)

LELAND, NC (WECT) - Police caught the man accused of stealing a woman's purse at the Walmart in Leland Thursday.

Officers were able to get a detailed description of the suspect from parking lot video surveillance cameras and from the victim.

The woman said, after taking her purse, the suspect got into a green pick-up truck driven by another man.

Leland police officers, with help from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, found the suspects at the end of Reed Road in Leland.

Jerry Sauls and Tristan Banks are charged with misdemeanor larceny from a person.

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