Arrest made in New London purse snatching

New London

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. 

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