Purse snatching brings elusive fugitive back into the spotlight

From NBC12 News

PETERSBURG, VA (NBC12) - A robbery in Petersburg puts police back on the trail of a fugitive from justice.

NBC12 profiled Keiwan Blackwell in our Fugitive Friday segment in July.

He is wanted on at least eight warrants, many connected to an on-going vandalism problem outside a home in the 1500 block of South Sycamore Street.

Petersburg police say early Saturday morning, a resident of the same home called to report Blackwell had taken her purse.

Police say the victim is Blackwell's on-again-off-again girlfriend.

Blackwell has a tattoo of his first name on his left forearm.

If you see him or know where police can find him, call Petersburg Crime Solvers at 861-1212.

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