LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A county sheriff springs into action after witnessing a purse theft right in front of him.
The incident happened near I-35 and Victoria Street when Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar saw a man on a bicycle snatch a purse from a homeless woman and took off running.
Without hesitation, Sheriff Cuellar informed Deputy Polo Medillin and chased the suspect on foot.
Authorities were able to arrest 17-year-old Jesus Gonzalez Jr. and charge him with theft of property and evading arrest.
Gonzalez was taken to the county jail on a $1,500 bond.