El Paso County Crime

UPDATE: Arrest made after entire paycheck worth of cash snatched from woman's hands

MONUMENT, Colo. - Monument Police say they've made an arrest in the case of a woman who had her money stolen moments after cashing her paycheck. 

The crime happened on March 9 at the King Soopers in the 1000 block of W. Baptist Road.

Police say the 27-year-old woman had just cashed her check at the customer service counter when a man ran up and snatched the cash-filled envelope from her hands.

Monument Police say their suspect in the theft is Sergey Bussell, 23. Bussell was arrested on March 17. He is charged with theft and assault. Police say the woman's hand was injured when Bussell ripped the envelope out of it.


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