Berks County sheriff's deputies arrested a fugitive Thursday, June 9, in Strasburg, southeast of the city of Lancaster.
Hector Irizarry, 29, is a suspect in an assault in Exeter Township and a police chase in Spring Township.
After an investigation, deputies tracked him to the borough and arrested Irizarry about 9 a.m. without incident.
According to a news release:
On March 13, Irizarry knocked the mother of his former girlfriend down and stole her purse.
He was charged with robbery, theft and receiving stolen property.
Irizarry was also involved in a vehicle chase involving Spring Township police.
Details were unavailable.