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Suspected bicycle-riding thief arrested in Austin

A suspected thief riding a bicycle in Austin is facing several charges after being arrested recently, according to KXAN on July 22.

Reports said police arrested 25-year-old Stephen Newberry on July 16 after he was linked to two purse-snatching incidents last month. Newberry reportedly seized a woman’s purse on June 18 while riding a bike and only moments later victimized another woman. Some 22 Austin police worked together to arrest Newberry, who attempted to escape by jumping into a lake. Newberry is currently being held at the Travis County jail and faces several felony charges, including robbery and using a deadly weapon.

Kyle Sampson, Attorney at Law, knows that there are two sides to every story, and our team is dedicated to representing those who have been charged with offenses in the Houston area. If this is you, it is critical that you enlist the help of a skilled criminal defense attorney as early on in the legal process as possible. Call our legal team at (713) 337-1420 today to protect your rights.


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