Purse snatcher nabbed in Te Puke

2 comments


Quick-thinking locals stopped a criminal in his tracks.


Tauranga police acting Senior Sergeant Owen O'Brien said a man snatched a handbag from a woman on Oxford St, Te Puke, about 10.40am yesterday but members of the public caught and held him until police arrived.


A 23-year-old Opotiki man will appear in court today charged with theft.

 

- Bay of Plenty Times

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 08 Jul 2015 01:38:03 Processing Time: 604ms