Detective Matt Jenkins said two females and a male appear to be involved.
According to information he received from the victim and video security at the store, the trio reportedly took the purse from a shopping cart. The purse contained a significant amount of cash among other items.
Anyone having information regarding the identity of the trio is asked to contact Lt. Robert Harbison at Cleveland Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 559-3396.
n Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an aggravated robbery Wednesday evening and after obtaining a good description of the suspect’s vehicle, were able to make an arrest.
According to reports, Jeffry Young, 21, was charged with aggravated robbery and theft under $500.
A report filed by deputy Matt Landolt said Young approached the victim as she arrived home on El Monte Drive.
Young was reportedly wearing a mask and wielding a knife.
He allegedly demanded money and the victim’s cellphone.
According to the victim’s statement, the suspect then fled on foot and got into a white Dodge truck.
As deputies were responding to the area, deputy Travis Greene spotted the truck and performed a traffic stop where he detained Young while the investigation continued.
Detectives determined Young to be the suspect in the robbery and made the arrest.
He was transported to the Bradley County Jail where he was booked on the charges and is awaiting a court date, according to reports.