UPDATE: Arrest made in purse snatcher case

Published on Thursday, 10 October 2013 15:52 - Written by

Gerald Lee McMorris, age 52, of Tyler surrendered to Tyler police after the lunch hour today. Police had secured an arrest warrant for McMorris following an attempted purse snatching in the parking lot of the Walmart store located on Highway 64 West earlier this week.

Police received numerous tips from people who saw surveillance images of the suspect, according to police department spokesperson Don Martin.