2 teens arrested in purse snatching

Teens from Brooklyn and New Jersey have been arrested for allegedly stealing an 80-year-old woman's purse.



Tega Douglas, 17, along with two other men, are accused of following a woman and snatching her purse. Police say after the thieves stole the victim's purse, she fell to the ground and injured her knee.



Surveillance video shows one of the men using the victim's credit card at a CVS. Douglas and 18-year-old Elfrain Navedo, of New Jersey, are now facing robbery charges for the crime.



Police say that the third suspect was also involved, but has not yet been arrested.


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."