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Tumon purse-snatcher caught in jungle

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly snatching a purse from a woman known to him. Aies Simon was taken into custody after he got into an argument with the victim, then continued to run from police in the Tumon area while being questioned. Preliminary reports show that Simon gave the officer a chase on foot through the Blue Lagoon Plaza into the nearby jungle area and then ended up at the abandoned parking garage of the old Royal Palm Hotel.

He was placed behind bars on charges of purse snatching - robbery, family violence, public drunkenness, resisting arrest and violation of court order.

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