Teen charged with theft of handbag

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with stealing after allegedly taking a handbag from a woman's car.

About 3.20pm on Sunday a woman was loading groceries into the boot of her car, which was parked in a Lismore car park.

Her handbag was on the front passenger seat.

Police allege that when the woman looked up, she saw a boy walking away with her handbag.

She chased after him and called for onlookers to help her. The boy dropped the bag and ran away.

Using descriptions given by witnesses, police located the boy at Girards Hill.



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