Woman Arrested in Downtown Chain-Snatching Attempt
Thursday, September 27, 2012 • 11:11am
PATERSON, NJ - A 31-year-old woman was arrested on charges she attempted to snatch someone's chain on Main Street in downtown Paterson Wednesday evening, police said.
The victim, a 34-year-old woman, told authorities that the suspect apprached her near 201 Main Street at about 6 pm and grabbed the chain around her neck. But the victim held onto the chain and refused to let it go until the suspect ran off, police said.
Shortly afterwards, Paterson police arrested Kimate Patton of Van Houten Street and charged her with the crime, authorities said. The arresting officers were David Silva, Rafael Campos and Rafael Hernandez.