Thieves prey on 6-year-old in Discovery Bay

Police were called after callous thieves preyed on a 6-year-old at Discovery Bay's Flea Market on Sunday.

A Discovery Bay resident posted on DB Mums yesterday to express her dismay that her son was the victim of the crime at such a young age.

The mother said her sons had been working hard to sell old toys to collect money for a computer game when the theft occurred about 1.30pm.

The thief appeared to have removed a bag from her son's body containing money from items he had sold.

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The woman said police came and watched CCTV with her husband but it was not possible to see the theft as it occurred.

The post generated a flood of support, with many Discovery Bay residents offering to donate money to her son to make up for his loss.

 

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