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Couple arrested in violent purse snatching

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Justice A. Stewart Justice A. Stewart
Ricky D. Boykins Ricky D. Boykins
BARBERTON, OH (WOIO) -

Barberton Police have arrested a 33-year old man and 18-year old woman in connection with a December 19 purse snatching. 

Cops say an 86 year old woman was robbed of her purse near the corner of 25 St. NW and Wooster Rd. W.

The woman suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital where she remains in stable condition.

Police later arrested Ricky D. Boykins and Justice A. Stewart both of Barberton.

Boykins is charged with aggravated robbery and Stewart with complicity to aggravated robbery.

They are being held at the Summit County Jail on $ 500,000 cash and $ 250,000 cash bonds respectively.

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