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Police: Serial purse snatcher strikes again

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Police say a suspected serial purse snatcher has struck again, this time in Burlington.

They arrested Amanda Downing, 37. Investigators say on Sunday the Winooski woman went into a Burlington supermarket and stole a woman's purse from her cart. Another shopper was able to wrestle it from Downing. She fled the scene.

Investigators say Downing is wanted for five other purse snatchings at grocery stores in four Vermont towns. She's being held for lack of $10,000 bail.

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