Deputies warn of drive-by purse snatchings outside Florida grocery store

Deputies are warning residents to be on the lookout for a purse snatcher in east Orange County.

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The crook snatches purses from women while riding in a car, deputies said.

Investigators said the purse snatchings have happened twice in March at a Publix super market. In both incidents, deputies said the thief was hanging out of a back window of a new-model white Ford Explorer.

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