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Two Men Arrested After Reported Purse Snatching

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MADISON, AL. (WZDX) - Two men have been arrested after a reported purse snatching in Madison.

Officers responded to a call at the Murphy USA gas station on Madison Blvd. just before 2:00 on Thursday.

The victim reported that a man grabbed her purse as she was in the doorway of the gas station and ran to a nearby vehicle being driven by another man.

Based on witness descriptions, officers located the vehicle at the Country Hearth Motel on Madison Blvd. 

Police found two men inside the motel in possession of the victim's purse. The men were identified as 37-year-old Benjamin Balducci of Huntsville and 24-year-old Justin Manuel of Madison.

Both men were charged with Robbery in the Second Degree and taken to the Madison County Jail. Bond was set at $20,000.00 each.

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