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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — Friday, January 31 around 5:00 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested three additional females in connection with the attempted purse snatchings at local businesses on January 29. Detectives interviewed the three females who all confirmed their participation in the attempted purse snatchings.

Tiffany S. Thomas, 21, 1709 Pear St., Lake Charles, was charged with 1 count of attempted purse snatching; accessory after the fact to cruelty to the infirmed; and 2 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Santana S. Thomas, 20, also of 1709 Pear St., was charged with 2 counts of attempted purse snatching; accessory after the fact to cruelty to the infirmed; and 2 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

A 16 year old girl was charged with 2 counts of attempted purse snatching; and 2 counts of cruelty to the infirmed.

The two women, who are sisters, were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and the 16 year old girl was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center.

These three arrests were in addition to the arrest of a 15 year old girl who turned herself into the Lake Charles Police Department earlier Friday in connection with three attempted purse snatchings. She was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center and charged with 3 counts attempted purse snatching; cruelty to the infirmed; and simple battery.

Bonds have not been set yet.

CPSO Detective Mark Clark is the lead investigator.

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