Woman’s purse stolen from inside a church while attending a funeral


FRANKIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A woman was saying her last goodbyes at a funeral when two people walked into the church and stole her purse, police say.

33-year-old Kevin Lee Salisbury of Vinton, Va. and 28 year-old Courtney Rucker of Fincastle, Va. was arrested after police say they stole the woman’s purse and then left in her car.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was able to identify the two suspects after receiving video from inside the church. Several days later the two suspects were located in Montgomery , Md. and they were still in the victims car.

Both Salisbury and Rucker are both being charged with felony Grand Larceny of a motor vehicle.

The two are currently being held in Montgomery, Md.

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