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Accused purse snatcher denies charges

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

An accused purse-snatcher -- stopped by passers-by in downtown Burlington -- says he didn't do it.

Christopher Jerome, 22, of Lincoln pleaded not guilty to assault and robbery Monday.  Police say Saturday night, Jerome attacked a woman at the intersection of College and Saint Paul Streets and tried to steal her purse.  Three men came to her rescue and held Jerome down until police arrived.

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