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Friday, February 3, 2023

‘Primary assailant’ in Jan. 9 TJ Maxx purse snatching apprehended

'Primary assailant' in Jan. 9 TJ Maxx purse snatching apprehended
Deaundre Green

The “primary assailant” in the brutal January purse snatching at TJ Maxx, has finally been apprehended after months of police work.

Deaundre D. Green was arrested Friday by members of the Orlando Police Department.

He is described by Lady Lake Police Chief Chris McKinstry as “a 17-year-old juvenile from Apopka with an extensive criminal history.” He is believed to have been the primary assailant in the Jan. 9 attack on a woman at the Rolling Acres shopping plaza. She suffered serious injuries and was treated at The Villages Regional Hospital.

The purse snatching took place on Green’s 17th birthday.

 He is being charged as an adult based on his history and the severity of the crime, McKinstry said.

A warrant for his arrest had been obtained earlier this year.

'Primary assailant' in Jan. 9 TJ Maxx purse snatching apprehended
Latoyia Diane Inmon

He is now free on $10,000 bond.

In April, law enforcement arrested Latoyia Inmon, 28, of Apopka in connection with the TJ Maxx purse snatching. She has been described as the getaway driver. She continues to be held in the Lake County Jail on $20,000 bond.

The warrant for Green had been issued at about the same time Inmon had been arrested in April.

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