Purse Snatching Suspect Caught

by Stephanie Hube on September 30, 2014 at 8:28 am

Last week we told you that Heath Police were searching for 24-year-old Jacob Rey.

Rey was the suspect involved in a purse snatching that occured Tuesday morning at Giant Eagle. Rey was arrested by the Reynoldsburg Police Department Tuesday after responding to a complaint at Walmart. Rey attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended, identified and detained for the Heath Police Department. He is currently incarcerated at the Licking County Justice Center.

Rey had just been released from jail in July for an aggravated robbery conviction.