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3/9/06

Purse Snatcher Sent to Prison

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A purse snatching will send a man to prison for 30 years. Johnny McKenzie pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery Thursday. He threw Marie Ann Puryear to the ground and took her purse outside the 50-Yard Line restaurant in September 2005. She's the wife of local state district judge Cecil Puryear.

Marie had to have emergency hip surgery after the incident.

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