The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Department has made an additional three arrest as they investigate a purse snatching ring operating in Lake Charles.

The three females were arrested last Friday afternoon around 5 pm. Two of the women are sisters. They are 21 year old Tiffany Thomas and 20 year old Santana Thomas who were arrested along with a with a 16 year old female.  All three admitted to being involved in the purse snatching scheme.  Charges range from attempted purse snatching, cruelty to the infirmed and  contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.


According to the CPSO press release these three arrests were in addition to the arrest of a 15 year old girl who turned herself into the Lake Charles Police Department earlier Friday in connection with three attempted purse snatchings.

Bonds have not been set yet.