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HEMET: Suspect attempts to break out of holding cell


Last updated 12/23/2018 at 8:15am

HEMET - A suspected purse snatcher attempted to bust out of a Hemet police holding cell but was quickly recaptured, a police lieutenant said Saturday, Dec. 22.

Officers originally arrested 32-year-old parolee Jesus Galvan Mata Jr. of Hemet on Friday after he allegedly stole a purse from a woman at a Lowes in the 300 block of South Sanderson Avenue, according to Hemet Police Lt. Nate Miller.

A person who witnessed the theft provided law enforcement with a possible license plate number of the suspect's vehicle, which led them to Mata's residence.

When police conducted a parole search...

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