Police Report Purse Snatching Up

The Gainesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating reports of purse snatching in the Gainesville area that started the first weekend of January. The incidents don’t seem to be centralized to any group or individual.

The incidents involve various descriptions of individuals involved, random locations and various times. Our investigators are working diligently to piece together all information reported.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Gainesville Police Department at (770)-534-5254 – GPD Tips Line at (770)-533-5873