BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have charged two Berea residents after authorities say a gun was fired during a purse-snatching.
Authorities charged 69-year-old Steven Gerlaugh and 47-year-old Nancy Gerlaugh on Thursday.
Police say Steven Gerlaugh fired a gun in the direction of the alleged victim during the incident.
Authorities apprehended the pair a short time later and said an 8-year-old child was with them at that time.
Officials charged both with first-degree robbery and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Steven Gerlaugh also is charged with wanton endangerment.