Suspect in Crossville purse snatchings arrested

Suspect in Crossville purse snatchings arrested

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Jeanetta Harris (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Dept.) Jeanetta Harris (Source: Cumberland County Sheriff's Dept.)

CROSSVILLE (WATE) - Crossville police said the woman suspected in several area purse snatchings is now in custody.

Officers said 45-year-old Jeanetta Harris was busted moments after snatching a woman's purse on Monday.

They said the victim did the right thing. She started screaming and pointed at Harris.

Police said as a result witnesses gave a good description and officers tracked her down.

They said surveillance video and other witness descriptions connect her to other purse snatchings in the area.

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