Thief snatches purse from golf cart in Forsyth County

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A woman playing golf Aug. 2 at Laurel Springs Golf Club in Suwanee found putting on the first hole costly.

When a woman got out of her golf cart to putt, a man ran up and snatched up purse according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

She told deputies she had parked her cart on the path just above the hole. She had walked about 60 feet to the green for her putt on the green. Suddenly a man jumped over the fence off Mathis Airport Parkway, ran to the cart, grabbed her purse and jumped the fence and made his escape.

She was unable to see in what direction he went, but he left her cellphone behind.

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