Posted Monday, May 12, 2014 --- 4:41 p.m.
Madison Police are investigating a purse snatching that happened Saturday at the West Towne Mall.
A Madison woman had her purse ripped from her hands around 5:18 that evening by a young man. She chased him and two others until the trio fled out a door on the southwest side of the mall.
A police dog was brought in to track the thieves but they were not found.