14-year-old arrested for snatching woman's purse

From Staff Reports

   Officers of the Johnson City Police Department on Saturday night arrested a 14-year-old male who allegedly snatched a woman's purse at a Burger King restaurant.
   Officers were called to Burger King, 918 West Market St. at 11 p.m. and spoke with the victim, Morrelle Rouse, 80, of Johnson City, who said that her purse was sitting next to her on the table when the juvenile grabbed it and fled on foot.
   A witness helped police identify the suspect, who was apprehended and charged with theft over $1,000. He is being held in the Juvenile Detention Center and is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court today.