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Copiah Co. authorities chase purse snatcher into Simpson Co.

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Copiah County Sheriff's Deputies chase an alleged purse snatcher into Simpson County before making an arrest.  Simpson County authorities told us Saturday night they're looking for a second suspect.

Authorities say Saturday afternoon, the suspect stole a purse from a car at the Murphy Gas Station in Hazlehurst.

Deputies chased the suspect's vehicle from Highway 28 into Simpson County. That's where authorities say the suspect crashed the car and was taken into custody.

The suspect's identity has not yet been released.

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