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Man nabbed as suspect in South Land Park, Oak Park and Land Park purse snatchings

Sacramento police arrested a man suspected of three purse snatchings on Thursday.

Police began a fast-moving search for a suspect in the thefts, which occurred over a two-hour period Thursday evening. The crimes were reported in Oak Park in the 4400 block of 7th Avenue; in South Land Park in the 5900 block of 14th Street; and in Land Park in the 2600 block of 16th Street.

Police had a description of the suspect and his vehicle, and their investigation led them to Ronnie Earl Jackson, 53. He was arrested at about 11:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Auburn Boulevard.

Jackson was booked into Sacramento County jail on three counts of suspicion of robbery and one count of violation of parole.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.