Garfield Heights purse snatcher sentenced to a year in prison

CLEVELAND - A man caught on camera ripping a woman's purse out of her hands, and then dragging her in a parking lot has been sentenced to a year in prison.

Nicholas Jonila was sentenced Tuesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court for the November 9, 2018  purse snatching that happened in Marc's parking lot in Garfield Heights.

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Garfield Heights Sgt. Nick Rossi said witnesses were able to give police the license plate and description of Jolina's car.

Rossi was able to spot the car a short time later and he and other officers arrested Jonila.

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