Shreveport Police Arrest Man For Injuring Elderly Woman During Purse Theft - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

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Shreveport Police Arrest Man For Injuring Elderly Woman During Purse Theft

Shreveport police have captured a suspect in a purse snatching that sent the elderly victim to the hospital.
It happened around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon at the Super One Foods at the corner of Hearne Avenue and Waggoner.
Police say John Beckett pulled-up next to Ida Stephens and pulled Stephens by her purse to his car.
Stephens suffered a serious head wound.
Beckett now faces a charge of 2nd degree robbery.

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