Purse-snatching suspects arrested after police chase through Lancaster County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WARWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa.–Two people were arrested Wednesday after they tried to flee from police following a purse-snatching in Lancaster County.

Police responded to the Shoppes at Kissel Hill after one of the suspects stole a purse from a woman while she was walking to her car in the parking lot, according to Northern Lancaster County Regional Police reports.

The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle which prompted a police chase involving multiple police jurisdictions, investigators said.

The pair was apprehended after crashing near the Ephrata Exit at the Route 222/322 interchange around 12:30 p.m.

Police said the pair were wanted for recent purse-snatchings throughout Lancaster County.

No other information was immediately available.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.