Pembroke: Police arrest suspected purse thief

Pembroke police were able to catch up with a Rockland man who’s accused of trying to steal a woman’s purse inside Stop and Shop Supermarket on Church Street Monday evening.

According to Pembroke Police Lieutenant David Clauss, 24-year-old Travis Adams attempted to run off with the purse but a scuffle ensued inside the supermarket and continued outside.

Police are looking for a second suspect who they believe was Adams’ accomplice in the robbery.

Adams is charged with unarmed robbery and assault.

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About Trisha McNeilly

With a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Boston under her belt, Trisha McNeilly joins us full-time as a general assignment and breaking news reporter having previously interned for WBZ-1030 AM in Boston. A South Shore resident her whole life, McNeilly grew up in Pembroke and is 22-years old.