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Three men charged in Macon purse snatching
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The Bibb County sheriff's office say three men face charges after a woman's purse was snatched in downtown Macon.

In a news release, they say it happened outside The Rookery on Cherry Street around 7 p.m. Sunday.

A woman and her husband said two men grabbed the purse and jumped into a white Buick Roadmaster.

The news release says the victim's husband later said the car was on Forsyth Road and gave a police a tag number.

When deputies stopped the car at Charter Road and Rivoli Drive, the driver began fighting with officers and ran off.
The news release says he was caught a short time later in woods off Rivoli Drive.

The sheriff's department says Fred James Harris, age 22, of Macon, was charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer and possession of marijuana.

Also charged were his two passengers: Shamond Rayson Rozier, age 21, charged with robbery and violation of probation and 21 year old Terrance Lamont James, charged with robbery.

Anyone with information on the case can call the Bibb Sheriff's Office at (478) 751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1 (877) 68CRIME.


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