A 29-yr-previous man on probation for theft was behind bars Thursday, accused of taking a fifty four-yr-previous lady’s purse at a Burbank McDonald’s restaurant and overpowering her when she tried to cease him, police stated Thursday.
The theft occurred about 12:15 p.m. on Jan. sixteen at 2565 Hollywood Approach, based on Burbank police Sgt. Claudio Losacco.
“The sufferer’s purse was sitting subsequent to her on the time it was taken,” Losacco stated. “The sufferer chased the suspect as he ran in the direction of the exit and struggled with him within the doorway.
The suspect was capable of overpower the sufferer and fled together with her purse to a car close by. A witness obtained a partial license plate quantity and an outline of the suspect and the getaway automotive.”
The suspect allegedly tried to make use of one of many sufferer’s bank cards at a close-by enterprise quickly after the theft
“Investigators discovered the suspect’s car was a rental automotive just lately leased to a Lance MacClellan, 29, of Los Angeles, who was on probation for theft,” in accordance with Losacco.
Investigators went to MacClellan’s house on Friday and situated the rental automotive.
“They contacted MacClellan at his house, the place they discovered the sufferer’s driver license, social safety card and a number of other of her bank cards,” Losacco stated. “MacClellan was positioned beneath arrest for theft.”
McClellan informed investigators he discarded the lady’s purse, which was not discovered, Losacco stated.
McClellan was being held on the North County Correctional Facility in Castaic in lieu of $seventy five,000 bail and was subsequent due in courtroom in Burbank on Feb. eight, in accordance with sheriff’s inmate data.
–Metropolis Information Service
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