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Man charged with robbery after snatching and fleeing with Columbus woman's purse

(Source: Columbus Georgia Police Department) (Source: Columbus Georgia Police Department)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

An arrest has been made in the robbery of a Columbus female.

On Dec. 27, 2016, police responded to a report of a 51-year-old woman that stated a male snatched her purse while she was walking north on Crystal Drive.

She informed police that she noticed the man walking behind her. He grabbed her purse from under her arm, then ran east into the woods behind the park in the area of Crystal Drive Apartments. 

Warrants were issued for Saveion Jaikeithin Wiggins Feb. 9 after he was identified as a suspect in the robbery. Wiggins was later arrested and charged with robbery. 

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