On 09/14/11, a citizen reported her purse was stolen and she was knocked to the ground during a robbery in the area of the Downtown Transit Center. SRPD Detectives investigated the case and found some inconsistencies in the statement. The citizen was confronted regarding the inconsistencies and admitted to fabricating the report about being robbed.
The investigation will be forwarded to the DA’s Office for review of charges of filing a false police report.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at http://www.srpd.org/tips.