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Purse snatching outside Bashford Manor Walmart; 1 of 2 suspects arrested

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Trent Joyner (Source: LMDC) Trent Joyner (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Walmart shopper's purse was taken by force from her shopping cart as she loaded groceries into her vehicle, according to Louisville Metro police.

Trent Joyner, 20, is accused of driving a car that stopped near the victim's vehicle on January 18 in the parking lot of the Walmart on Bashford Manor Lane. Police say a second suspect, Andrew Smith, jumped out of the car and grabbed the victim's purse from her cart, then got back into the vehicle Joyner was driving and the two fled the scene.

The estimated value of the stolen property is $100.

The incident was captured on surveillance video. After police reviewed the video, they arrested Joyner and charged him with theft by unlawful taking.

Smith's status is unknown.

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