The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Ridge M. Trahan of New Iberia for allegedly stealing a woman's purse yesterday in the 700 block of Jefferson Terrace Boulevard.

The woman was walking to her home Tuesday night when she says a man came up to her, and forcefully took her purse.

She called police, and deputies search the area.

Police recovered the stolen money from the woman's purse, and it was returned to here.

Trahan was arrested.  No injuries were reported.