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Man Steals Secretary’s Purse

Ebensburg Borough Police charged Nicholas Myers of Johnstown with stealing a woman’s purse while waiting to speak to an attorney.
EBENSBURG, CAMBRIA COUNTY--- Ebensburg Borough Police charged Nicholas Myers of Johnstown with stealing a woman’s purse while waiting to speak to an attorney.

It happened Tuesday morning in downtown Ebensburg.  Myers was inside of Edgar Snyder’s law offices at the intersection of High and Center Streets.  Police said he grabbed the secretary’s purse and shoved the FedEx man to the ground on his way out.

“We recovered the purse and the items in it just a few streets away,” said Chief Terry Wyland.  “We had help from the sheriff’s, state police and surrounding departments.”

Myers was taken into custody walking back towards the courthouse.  He is in the Cambria County Jail.
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