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UPDATE: Fall River Police arrest suspect in purse snatching of elderly woman



UPDATE: Fall River Police have issued an update that this morning, Brandon Arruda was captured.

According to Captain Jay Huard, on March 1st, at approximately 4:53 p.m., 30-year-old Brandon Arruda allegedly stole a purse from a 70-year-old elderly female as she was exiting the Seabra Supermarket located at 440 Stafford Road.

The suspect was seen running west on Duncan Street from Stafford Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Luis Vertentes at (508) 324-2796 or leave an anonymous tip at (508) 672-8477.

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