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Tip From NewsWest 9 Viewer Leads to Arrest

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - We have an update on a NewsWest 9 caught on camera story we first told you about.

Police arrested 20 year old Leroy Montoya this week.

You may recall he was caught on surveillance video stealing a bright yellow Michael Kors handbag from a department store located inside the Music City Mall in Odessa.

Odessa CrimeStoppers tells NewsWest 9 that after our story aired, a NewsWest 9 viewer recognized the man seen in the video and called police.

Montoya was booked into the Ector County jail and was charged with theft, a class a misdemeanor.

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