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Purse Snatching

Police: Cellphone tracking app leads to arrest of purse thieves

Police: Cellphone tracking app leads to arrest of purse thieves

VALPARAISO | A stolen purse was recovered, and two suspects arrested, thanks to an app that tracked the cellphone inside the stolen purse, police said.

October 13, 2014 12:55 pm Photos

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Man treated at hospital after shooting, Gary police say

GARY | A 20-year-old was shot Wednesday in the 2100 block of Carolina Street, Gary police said.

October 02, 2014 6:30 pm Related

16-year-old boy shot in ankle in Midtown section of Gary

GARY | A 16-year-old boy was shot in the ankle late Monday in Gary's Midtown section, police said.

September 23, 2014 8:30 pm

Police: Man fled with purse after dragging woman on ground

GARY | A Gary woman told police Tuesday that a man fled with her purse after dragging her on the pavement while she tried to hold onto it, police said.

August 20, 2014 6:30 pm

Woman tells police man pepper-sprayed her, ran off with her purse

GARY | A woman told Gary police Tuesday that a man sprayed her in the face with what may have been pepper spray and snatched her purse.

June 04, 2014 4:30 pm

Second suspect charged in Hammond purse snatching

HAMMOND | A second man is facing a charge in connection with a purse snatching at the Walmart on 165th Street, Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller said.

January 30, 2013 8:00 pm

M'ville cops searching for man suspected of snatching purse

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville police are investigating a purse snatching Sunday in the 5300 block of Connecticut Street.

October 02, 2012 9:30 pm
FBI believes Mich. man responsible for 2 bank robberies, purse snatchings in NWI

FBI believes Mich. man responsible for 2 bank robberies, purse snatchings in NWI

A man who is suspected in two bank robberies and five purse snatchings in the region was arrested Thursday in Kentucky in connection with two other bank robberies, the FBI said.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am
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