Purse Snatcher Arrest
Nichole Hannahs

Purse Snatcher Arrest

by Nichole Hannahs on May 17, 2013

 The Zanesville Police make an arrest in a purse snatching that took place at the Wal-mart on Maple Avenue. 

Captain Tony Coury said 22-year-old Rachel Penrod of Roseville turned herself into authorities. She was interviewed and placed in the city jail. She faces charges of robbery and three counts of theft. Her bond has been set for $60,000 cash. A court date will be set at a later time. 

Captain Coury said that on May 14 an elderly female was leaving Wal-mart when Penrod grabbed her purse and ran from the scene with it and all of its contents.

No other information is being released at this time as detectives continue to work on this investigation.