Violent Purse Snatching Suspects Identified

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police have released the identity of two individuals who are being sought in the violent purse snatching that was caught on video in Northwest Dallas recently.

Detectives have issued aggravated robbery warrants for Javier Duenas (Male – 5′ 5″, 140lbs) and Thelma Delao (Female – 5’1″, 170lbs) after both were caught on surveillance video viciously attacking and robbing 25-year-old Adriana Ibarra in a parking lot as she arrived for work on March 29th.

Update – April 20th 12:10 p.m. Acting on a tip from Crime Stoppers – the male suspect Javier Duenas was arrested by police in Grand Prairie late Tuesday night.  He is charged with Aggravated Robbery and being is the U.S. illegally. He is being held on $250,00o bond.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of these suspects. If you have any information Police urge you to contact the North Texas Crime Stoppers Tips Line at 877-373-TIPS (8477).

  • Jess Lin

    hmmm, they look pretty thuggy to me. Hope they have a good, long stay and make lots of close, “personal” friends at Lew Sterret.

  • Mr Black

    With our legal system the way it is, they’ll be back out on the streets the day after they get caught. Just long enough to get fed.

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  • les

    it’s hard to determine which is male and female

    • chester

      The fat one, is female.

      • twinwillow

        “She looks like “he” and “he” looks like “she”.

  • Liz

    LOL I was thinking the same thing! At least it will help people identify him

  • Rick McDaniel

    Let’s return to the days of old, and put a bounty on them.

  • Proud2BTexan

    I agree with previous commentors – I’m not sure which is which either. One has a hairy chin, and the other has a hair lip. Maybe CBS11TV should put their names above their pics so we can tell which is which….

  • Amanda

    The “girl” looks about 12 years old.

  • Tim


    • Giiss Mayorga

      wow do you even know what hispanics stand for ?????? wath a smart man

    • twinwillow

      Of course!

    • Ruby G

      Hhey don’t be discriminating.

  • Matt Vega

    Hey Tim,I resent your little smirk and comment “hispanics “, The victim is also hispanic, This two thugs are just that thugs…Don’t try that racist b.s that only hispanics commit crimes,Whites commit as many and more than hispanics.

    • Jess Lin

      talk about racist comments…….

  • annonymous

    I know her I used to have her in high school but who knows where she’s at now I know you can find her on facebook.

  • FedUpTxn

    Matt Vega, you could not be more WRONG! Do your research. You’ll find according to the FBI that SEVEN out of TEN of the most wanted violent criminals in this country are from south of the border and have multiple ID! Many list themselves as white to skew the crime statistics. Americans are no longer fooled and want this crime wave to STOP! It’s not an issue of race. It IS an issue of crime and financial ruin of our country!

    • Jess Lin

      I think YOU should run for governor. FINALLY someone with some brains! YES! Everytime I get on here and “speak the truth” my comments either get dropped off the comment board or people get so p.o.’d they start accusing me of being a racist but*head. You go FedUpTxn…I am right there with you. Open up the paper for the last month and cut out ALL of the violent crime stories and tell me folks, what nationality is guilty of committing the majority of those violent crimes….go on, I, and other fed up people, are waiting. Yeah, truth hurts doesn’t it! Thanks FedUpTxn for your honesty!

  • BDK

    How stereotypical.

  • Giiss Mayorga

    first of all learn the term hispanic OK .. here let me tell you .. hispanics are for: spaniards or italians . mexicans: oviously for mexican ppl : latin: for southcentral ppl get it right !!!!oh and trust me you are one ignorant ppl who judge soo quickly shame on you

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