Tag: thief

Asian thief dishonestly claims lost wallet at Westfield

The Advertiser | May 27, 2008


AN opportunist thief has taken advantage of the honesty of a good samaritan by claiming ownership of a lost wallet filled with cash.

Asian thief dishonestly claims lost wallet at WestfieldThe wallet was found in a cinema on Friday, May 16, at the end of a movie screening at Marion Megaplex, Westfield Marion.

Police said a person found the lost wallet and asked a nearby couple if it belonged to them.

When they said no, another man claimed the wallet was his and it was handed over in good faith.

But it was later revealed that the wallet did not …

Purse snatched by aboriginal attacker

The Advertiser | May 27, 2008


A WOMAN had her purse taken in an attack by another woman on Franklin St in the city this morning.

The victim was not hurt when assaulted just before 10am.

The offender was described as of Aboriginal appearance, about 152cm tall, stocky build and grey hair.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.