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Police arrest 2 men for robbery in Madison

Benjamin Wade Balducci and Justin Jerard Manue (Source: Madison Police Dept.) Benjamin Wade Balducci and Justin Jerard Manue (Source: Madison Police Dept.)
MADISON, AL (WAFF) -

Officers responded to a call about a purse snatching at the Murphy gas station on Madison Blvd., Thursday afternoon.

The victim told police a man grabbed her purse as she was in the doorway of the gas station and ran to a nearby vehicle driven by another man.

Authorities used witness descriptions to locate the vehicle at the Country Hearth Motel on Madison Blvd. Police found two men inside the motel with the victim's purse.

Benjamin Wade Balducci, 37, of Huntsville, and Justin Jerard Manuel, 24, of Madison, were arrested and charged with second-degree robbery.

Both men were taken to the Madison County Jail and are being held under $20,000 bond each.

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