New Castle police arrest suspect in St. Vitus purse snatching

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – New Castle police have arrested a man accused of snatching a woman’s purse at the St. Vitus Festival.

Police arrested Samuel Milone, of New Castle. He is charged with theft, according to the department’s Facebook page.

The purse snatching occurred Tuesday, August 5 at the festival on S. Mercer St. in New Castle.

Surveillance video captured an image of the suspect as he was walking down a staircase. Facebook postings and media reports circulated the images of the man.

The woman was not harmed in the theft.

 

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s