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Police: Man stole purse, hoodie from mall, rammed vehicles during getaway
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas A 21-year-old man allegedly stole a designer purse and hoodie from a west El Paso department store and rammed cars as he fled in a vehicle, police said.
According to police, Jermill Deandre Brewster took a Michael Kors purse and a Ralph Lauren hoodie from the Dillard's inside Sunland Park Mall around 3 p.m. Thursday.
As he was approached by employees, he allegedly ran outside to a white 1998 Dodge Neon and drove off until he was caught in traffic at the intersection to enter Sunland Park Drive, police said.
Employees were able to catch up to Brewster, who then rammed two vehicles as he fled, police said.
Officers were able to find Brewster at his home in the 8600 block Lawson Street in northeast El Paso as he was removing his license plates from the Neon, police said.
The stolen items were recovered and valued at $426.
Brewster was charged with aggravated robbery and booked into the county jail with bail set at $75,000.