A Tupelo woman is arrested for auto burglary

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- The wife of U.S Senator Roger Wicker had her purse snatched in the West Main Kroger Parking lot Sunday afternoon.

Romeco Traylor, an off-duty firefighter helped her chase a female suspect.

Tupelo Police and firefighters from station two identified the suspect as 41-year-old Star Tate.

Tate was arrested for burglary of an auto and four misdemeanor warrants.

Wicker’s purse was recovered shortly after.

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