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 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222.8477. This phone number will accommodate all languages. Callers can remain anonymous and may earn a possible reward. Tips can be made online at www.bayareacrimestoppers.org.
Information can also be provided by using the SRPD Silent Witness tip form available at http://www.srpd.org/tips.