Purse Punks: Losers Arrested After Attacking Woman, Snatching her - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Purse Punks: Losers Arrested After Attacking Woman, Snatching her Handbag

Russell E. Donahue Russell E. Donahue
Tonio Dierre Mitchell Tonio Dierre Mitchell

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Two 19-year-old thugs are behind bars after attacking a woman for her purse.

The 47-year-old victim told police her attackers - Tonio Dierre Mitchell and Russell E. Donahue - approached her on Johnston Street at McGowan. They then punched her in the face and knocked her to the ground before snatching her purse and running away.

Offices located Mitchell and Donahue in a back yard on Corley Street around 3AM Sunday morning. The victim's purse was also recovered.

Mitchell and Donahue were charged with aggravated robbery and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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