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NEW YORK -- "Spider-Man" actress Kirsten Dunst has served as a star witness against a man charged in the theft of her designer purse from a New York City hotel suite while she was on a movie set.

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The 27-year-old Dunst on Thursday gave jurors a rundown of the August 2007 theft. She says she was filming the comedy "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" at the SoHo Grand hotel when she discovered her $2,000 Balenciaga bag and its contents, including $2,000 in cash, were missing. The purse and her credit cards were eventually returned.

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Thirty-five-year- old James Jimenez (HIM'-in-ehs) is charged with burglary. His lawyer has pinned the blame on a co-defendant who pleaded guilty to attempted burglary.

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