Retrial Set In NYC Theft Of Kirsten Dunst's Bag

Kirsten Dunst walks on Main Street during the 2008 Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2008 in Park City, Utah Kirsten Dunst walks on Main Street during the 2008 Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2008 in Park City, Utah

Prosecutors plan to retry a suspect on the most serious charges in the theft of Kirsten Dunst’s $2,000 purse during a Manhattan movie shoot. But it’s not clear whether the “Spider-Man” star will play a role.

A judge Friday set a Dec. 3 date for the retrial of mechanic James Jimenez. He has said a co-defendant duped him into participating unwittingly in the August 2007 heist at the SoHo Grand Hotel.

Jimenez was convicted Oct. 2 of a misdemeanor criminal trespass charge. But jurors were deadlocked on some felony burglary counts.

Prosecutors aren’t saying whether Dunst and “How to Lose Friends&Alienate People” co-star Simon Pegg will be called to testify again. Both did during the first trial.

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