Pick­pocket sus­pect ar­rested

Sun Star Bacolod - - Topstories - BY MERLINDA A. PEDROSA

A PICK­POCKET sus­pect was ar­rested by op­er­a­tives of Po­lice Sta­tion 9 at Rizal Street, Purok San­tan Ville, Barangay Sum-ag, Ba­colod City yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the sus­pect as Josefa Can­dido, 41, of Barangay Sto. Nino, Arevalo, Iloilo.

Po­lice Cap­tain Jun Ray Batad­lan, chief of Po­lice Sta­tion 9, said Can­dido was ar­rested af­ter she was caught steal­ing the pouch of Elsa Dulla, 75, of Bago City at about 9:45 a.m.

Po­lice re­cov­ered from Can­dido’s pos­ses­sion the vic­tim’s pouch con­tain­ing P5, 760 cash.

The sus­pect is de­tained at the cus­to­dial fa­cil­ity of Po­lice Sta­tion 9 and is fac­ing theft charges./map

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