A Hopkinsville man was arrested after an allege purse-snatching Tuesday afternoon.
The 71-year old female victim had been sitting in a car at Darla's Uptown Salon on Liberty Street around 3:30 when a man reached into her window and jerked her purse out of her hands and ran.
Hopkinsville Police flooded the area and found a man matching the suspect description given by the victim and witnesses. The report says 23-year old Dontavious Halfacre ran from police, but was eventually detained and the victim was able to identify him as the perpetrator.
He was arrested and charged with second degree robbery and fleeing from police.