Atascadero man arrested for purse snatching
February 20, 2013
Several citizens restrained Mykel Leo Romo, 21, after they spotted him attempting to steal the purse The victim suffered minor injuries from being forced to the ground during the assault.
Police also suspect Romo of snatching a purse from a 65-year-old woman at the Arroyo Grande Walmart on Friday. In both instances, the purse snatcher rode a Yamaha motorcycle, approached the women and asked for directions.
Police arrested Romo on suspicion of several felony charges including robbery and possession of a stolen vehicle