Judge issues bench warrants for purse snatcher suspects - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Judge issues bench warrants for purse snatcher suspects

A photo of the suspects taken off of surveillance video. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department) A photo of the suspects taken off of surveillance video. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
(Source: Jonesboro Police Department) (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
(Source: Jonesboro Police Department) (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro district judge issued bench warrants for two men believed to have been involved in a purse snatching at the Highland Drive Walmart, according to Jonesboro police.

Police told Region 8 News that Judge Keith Blackman signed warrants for Demario Hunt, 25, of Wynne and Christopher Jon Sides, 21, of Jonesboro. Both are wanted for theft, according to the police report.

Detectives believe the pair stole purses from two different women on Sunday and Monday night.

A police report filed Monday stated a woman was loading her bags into her car when a man snatched her purse.

A similar case was reported to police the following night.

If you have any information about either incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers at 935-STOP.

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