STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities have arrested the man suspected in a brazen, broad daylight purse snatching in Stockton over the weekend.
Stockton police say, Saturday afternoon, a woman was loading some groceries into her car in a parking lot along the 3400 block of Manthey Road when an SUV pulled up.READ MORE: 1 Shot During Reported Brawl Outside Target In Roseville
The driver of the other vehicle then got out and pulled her purse, knocking the woman to the ground. He then got back in his SUV and took off.READ MORE: Teen Reported Missing On American River In Rancho Cordova
Detectives have since identified the suspect as 19-year-old Vincent Arce. On Monday, officers arrested him along the 4500 block of North El Dorado Street and were able to recover some of the woman’s items.MORE NEWS: Teen Suspected Of DUI In Fatal Highway 99 Crash Overnight Identified As Alan Reyes, 19, Of Roseville
Arce has been booked into San Joaquin County Jail and is facing robbery charges.