Two Arrested for Purse Snatching in Nanticoke

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NANTICOKE — Police made an arrest in a purse snatching in Luzerne County.

Cops say they have the two men responsible for stealing a 72-year-old woman’s purse from her vehicle at the Weis Market parking lot in Nanticoke last month.

Richard Vanorden and Justin Healey, both of Nanticoke, were taken into custody on Tuesday.

According to police, the two planned to steal the purse.

They are both locked up in the Luzerne County prison.

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