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Police: Teens snatch elderly woman's purse at Waffle House

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Two teens have been charged after deputies say they snatched an elderly woman's purse at an Upstate Waffle House.

According to the Greenville Police Department's Facebook page, on June 11 they were called to the Waffle House on South Pleasantburg Drive in reference to a robbery.

When they arrived, an officer found a 78-year-old woman lying on the ground.

Police said they learned two young males snatched the woman's purse, causing her to fall.

Officers set up a perimeter and were able to take 16-year-old Raphael Batiste and a 15-year-old juvenile into custody after a brief foot chase, according to police.

The juvenile's name was not released.

They are both charged with strong armed robbery.

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