Witnesses aid police in locating purse snatchers

Two Harlingen residents were arrested for allegedly robbing a woman at the Walmart parking lot.

The Harlingen residents allegedly stole a purse and its contents valued at $800.

Edwin Aldo Dominguez and Emelina Rodriguez allegedly stole the purse at the Harlingen Walmart from a shopping cart as the lady was unloading her purchased items into her car.

People at the scene of the crime saw it all happen and proceeded to chase the suspect in their car.

The unidentified witnesses notified police that the suspects were on the 2000 block of F Street in Harlingen.

Officers placed Dominguez and Rodriguez under arrest for the purse theft.

Their bond is set at $5,000 for the Class A Misdemeanor.