Witnesses help catch purse-snatching suspects in Galveston

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by Chris Paschenko/ The Daily News

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Posted on March 13, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 13 at 12:31 PM

GALVESTON — A 61-year-old woman robbed in a retail store’s parking lot has her belongings back after witnesses followed the suspects and led police to the getaway car, authorities said Tuesday.

Galveston police arrested Amy Nicole Roque, 23, and Jackey Wayne Wooley, 43, in connection with a 6:53 p.m. Monday purse-snatching in the parking lot of Walmart, 6702 Seawall Blvd.

Police accused Roque of pulling the purse away from the woman and Wooley of driving the getaway car. Both remained jailed Tuesday on a robbery charge with bond set at $25,000 for Roque and $40,000 for Wooley.

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