Fourteen-year-old boy dealt with by police after allegedly stealing a women's purse in Yanco

Victim chases down alleged offender after having purse stolen by young boy.

Victim chases down alleged offender after having purse stolen by young boy.

A would-be robber has been given his just desserts.

A 14-year-old boy stole a women’s purse from the seat of a motor vehicle in Main Avenue, Yanco about 2.20pm on Saturday, but he didn’t count on being seen by the owner of the vehicle, as well as another witness. 

When he started to run away, the victim and witness were able to give chase and get the purse back. Police were called and the officers dealt with the boy.

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