Preliminary Press Release INCIDENT TYPE: Purse Snatching DATE / TIME: 11/09/18 @ approx. 1:41 pm LOCATION: area of Tilley St. and Washington St., New London, CT CASE STATUS: ARREST MADE SUMMARY: On 11/09/18 @ approx. 1:41 pm, NLPD responded to the area of Tilley St. and Washington St. for the report of a purse snatching. Once on scene, officers obtained a description of the suspect and the direction in which the suspect fled the scene. Officers were quickly able to locate the suspect a short distance away. The victim’s purse was subsequently located and returned. The suspect identified as Justin Duzant, DOB 2/11/1999, of 23 Sharaf St., New London, CT was arrested and charged with Larceny 2nd. Anyone who has information concerning illegal activity is encouraged to contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269 ext. 0 or anonymous information may be submitted via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).