Tupelo police arrest two in purse robbery

By NEMS Daily Journal



TUPELO – Bonds were set Monday for two suspects arrested in connection with a purse snatching last week.
An elderly woman’s purse reportedly was taken from her by force in a business parking lot on West Main Street on Thursday.
Tupelo police arrested Kelly L. Smith, 27, of Saltillo, and Nicholos L. Tyus, 28, of Baldwyn, on Friday. Their bonds were set at $500,000 each.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies assisted in the arrest.