There have been two purse snatchings in the last week in Mesa County and police believe they have the man responsible for both.
Fruita Police say 19–year–old Adrian Peters tried to rob a woman in Fruita on Monday.
Peters is already in police custody facing charges in a another attempted purse snatching.
That one happened last week in front of the Two Rivers Convention Center.
Both victims fought him off and were not seriously injured.
Peter's now facing several charges, including robbery and assault.
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