A 19-year-old man was arrested for allegedly snatching someone’s purse in New London on Friday afternoon.
Police say that at around 1:41 p.m., officers responded to the area of Tilley Street and Washington Street for the report of a purse snatching.
Officers were able obtain a description of the suspect and the direction in which he fled. They then quickly found him a short distance away.
The suspect was identified as Justin Duzant, of New London. He was charged with larceny.
The purse was subsequently found and returned to the victim.