Browse Purse-snatching statistics by state (below), search by name (right), or pick a list from the Quick List (bottom-right). There are 4,317 cities and counties
in 36 states. Note that not all states have data, since not all states provide NIBRS data (i.e. New York, Pennsylvannia, and California). For crime rates and policing statistics for all US cities and regions, see Crime Rates by City
|average age of victims
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|most common victim
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|most common weapon used
||Personal weapons (hands, feet, teeth, etc.)
|most common race of victim
|most common primary injury
||Apparent Minor Injury
Purse-snatching Statistics by State
The page you are on provides detailed offense characteristics (average age of victims, most common types of weapons used) for most regions across the US. If you only want to see crime rate summaries by city and county, see Crime Rates
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