Vet wal­let theft charge

The West Australian - - NEWS - Rourke Walsh

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.

Pic­ture: Si­mon Santi

Ernie Haynes was al­legedly robbed of more than $1500.

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