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Madison Police arrest suspected purse thief

Wallace Weaver

Wallace Weaver

Posted Monday, September 16, 2013 --- 2:56 p.m.

Madison Police have arrested a suspected purse thief with the help of a quick response from a credit card company.

A 27-year-old Mt. Horeb woman was having dinner with a friend at Cooper's Tavern Saturday night.

Her purse was hanging off the back of a chair, and was snatched by a thief.

She called her credit card companies after realizing it was gone. One company told her that one of her cards was just used at a Park St. restaurant.

Madison Police responded, and found a suspect outside of the Park St. eatery.

Officers say 40-year-old Wallace Weaver had the woman's purse and cell phone. Other items that belonged to the victim were found scattered outside of the restaurant.

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