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Madison officer stopped at red light witnesses purse snatching, makes arrest

Adrian Marroquin

Adrian Marroquin

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013 --- 3:00 p.m.

A Madison Police officer arrested a man after witnessing a purse snatching while he was stopped at a red light.

It happened June 29th in the 500 block of W. Johnson Street.

The officer was in his squad car when he saw a man rip the purse away from a woman and push her down. The suspect then ran toward the officer's car.

The officer got out and stopped the man.

24-year-old Adrian Isaac Marroquin was arrested for strong armed robbery.

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