Modesto police will recognize two good Samaritans credited with catching a suspect in a downtown purse snatching Monday.
Mike Brunn and Anthony Tobias chased and tackled the suspect. A second suspect was arrested by police. The suspects are accused of stealing the purses of two women in their 70s in an alley next to the Wells Fargo Bank on 12th Street. One of the women was knocked down.
Interim Police Chief Mike Harden will recognize Brunn and Tobias on Tuesday at a 10:30 a.m. ceremony at the Police Department, 600 10th St.