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POLICE EMBARRASSED

CHILDREN HIDE VALUABLES

Stdnky, June 4,

A woman living at North Sydney went to Wooywoy, on the Hawkesbury, for a week and left'two sons, aged eight and ten re-spec tively, in the charge of their father. The mother returned and found the house ransacked, wardrobes forced, and nearly £200 worth of jewellery and electro plate missing. The police were advised, and the deteotives instituted an enquiry. Two black masks and two revolvers were found under a bed and circumstances pointing to an audacious rob. bery. Finger prints on the window, howevev, proved to be those of a child. Questions followed, and the boys admitted their guilt explaining that while tbair father was at work they held up the house and removed the valuables to a hiding place underneath the house where the property was found to the delight of the ownerß and the embarrassment of the police officials.

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POLICE EMBARRASSED, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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POLICE EMBARRASSED Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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