Vet wallet theft charge
A man has been charged after he allegedly stole a war veteran’s wallet when he was let inside the 94year-old’s home for a cup of milk.
Police claim Ernie Haynes was robbed of more than $1500 when the 21-year-old allegedly came to his Pinjarra home asking for milk about 11.20am on October 3. The World War II veteran realised his wallet was missing the next day.
Detectives arrested the man on Thursday and charged him with stealing. He is due to face Mandurah Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
Ernie Haynes was allegedly robbed of more than $1500.