Two teens arrested after purse snatching in Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Two teens were taken into custody after a purse snatching in Scottsdale early Tuesday morning.

A 24-year-old woman was walking to her vehicle near 70th Street and Wilshire Drive at approximately 1 a.m. when a suspect knocked her down from behind and grabbed her purse.

The suspect ran southbound through a nearby alley.

A short time later, police officers found the suspect and an associate in the alley and took them into custody without incident.

The victim positively identified the suspect who took her purse. The 16-year-old suspect was charged with robbery. His 14-year-old associate was charged with marijuana possession.

The victim did not require medical attention.