Each day Salt Lake City Police Department receives hundreds of calls for service, not all of which result in a report or arrest. Compiled by Watch Commanders in the field, the Watch Log is a summary of significant events over the last 24-hour period. Items contained herein are based on information available at the time of its release and should not be interpreted as an admission or finding of guilt. Arrest information may differ from formal charges filed by the prosecuting agency.
Attempted Purse Snatch
33 N. Rio Grande
A female victim was shopping at the gateway mall when she set her purse down. An unidentified male picked up her purse and attempted to leave. The victim confronted the suspect who dropped the purse and fled on foot.
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