By David Mittleman

Purse Snatcher in Grand Rapids Raises Controversy

You may have heard about the purse snatcher in Grand Rapids, 24-year-old Mikayla Hull, who grabbed the purse off of a 75-year-old woman on September 17 and bolted. John Damon, an attorney in West Michigan, was initially hailed as a hero for his assistance in stopping Hall, who he chased, straddled, and punched three times in the face before authorities arrived. Although police did not charge Damon because they said his actions were justified given the situation, others feel differently. Local activist Robert Muhammad started a petition because …read more