Local man turns himself in after allegedly stealing 80-year-old woman’s purse

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Corey West

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police say an Oklahoma City man turned himself in after he allegedly stole an 80-year-old woman’s purse.

Police say an 80-year-old woman was walking to her mailbox at a NW Oklahoma City apartment complex when 25-year-old Corey West pushed her down and stole her purse.

Two Good Samaritans who witnessed the incident chased the suspect until he dropped the woman’s purse.

Although the suspect got away, police say they were able to identify West as the suspect.

According to the Oklahoma City Police Department’s Facebook page, West eventually turned himself in at the Oklahoma County Jail.

Police say the victim is sore, but she will be okay.


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