Purse Snatch Suspect Arrested

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Courtesy of Pomona PD

Pomona – On March 6, 2018, Suspect Joseph approached the female adult victim on Holt Bl at Eleanor St. and forcefully took a bag filled with personal items from her. The victim was able to flag down a passing neighborhood. The suspect was able to hide in a nearby backyard officer.
While making contact with the suspect, he fled on foot into a nearby under trees and a patio cover. While air support was available, we could not see his exact location.
An extensive search with additional officers and a canine team was made throughout the neighborhood. The suspect ignored the officers and the audio announcements. The suspect was eventually taken into custody by the canine unit in the 400 Blk of Center St. The stolen property was eventually recovered.
Suspect Info:
Joseph, David Age- 51 Ontario resident

Contact Information:
Lt. Eddie Vazquez