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Incident Report for Case #2014-141565

Incident Type


Incident Date

05/10/2014 - 5:18 PM


West Towne Mall


Female, age 39, Madison


A West Towne Mall shopper had her purse snatched from her hands Saturday afternoon. The 39-year old briefly chased after three young males after one ripped the purse from her hands. The trio fled out of a door on the southwest side of the mall. A police dog was brought in to track the thieves but no suspects were located. 

Released 05/12/2014 at 12:10 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.