Purse Snatching Suspect Nabbed

A man wanted for a series of purse snatchings in New Bern is in jail after police say he did the same thing in Kinston.

Kinston police arrested Terry Kelley Thursday afternoon. Police stopped Kelley on Highway 70 after a purse snatching at a Wal-Mart in Kinston.

New Bern police had been looking for Kelley after he was identified through store surveillance photos. The 33-year old Kelley is charged with two purse snatching and an attempted one at the Wal-Mart and Harris Teeter in New Bern.

Police say he may face additional charges for other cases that have happened over the past several weeks.


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