Man charged with robbery, domestic battery

Published: Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

A Gainesville man was charged with robbery early Saturday morning on allegations that he stole a purse from a woman, according to an arrest report.

Charged with robbery by sudden snatching and domestic battery by Gainesville police was Antonio Mosley, 30, of 2823 NE 16th Terrace.

The Gainesville Police Department report states that Mosley and the woman, who live together, got into a physical altercation late Friday night. He grabbed her purse off her shoulder, touching off an a struggle in which she bit him to try to free herself from his grasp and to get her purse.

Police reported that the woman later found her purse and some items in it, but not the money or cellphone that was also in the purse when it was taken.

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