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Purse Snatcher Gets Prison Time

Photo of Linard Muckleroy, Jr. courtesy of Brazos County's Judicial Records Search at:

Photo of Linard Muckleroy, Jr. courtesy of Brazos County’s Judicial Records Search at:

A Hearne man convicted of pulling the purse off a woman’s arm last September is off to prison.

26 year old Linard Muckleroy, Jr. was sentenced to eight years for the robbery that took place in the Kroger shopping center on Texas Avenue in College Station.

Police say several witnesses caught and held Muckleroy until officers arrived. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries from the theft.

The prison time was based on Muckleroy’s criminal history, which include prior convictions in Brazos County¬†for burglaries of a home and business and misdemeanor assault.

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Posted by on Mar 22 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
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