On April 13, 2017 at approximately 4:44pm, NHPD Officers were dispatched to Yoder's Country Market (14 S Tower Rd, New Holland Borough) for a theft that had just occurred. Officers arrived and spoke with a victim who stated that her purse had been stolen. Officers identified the suspect, a 17 year old male juvenile, who later admitted to taking the purse. The purse was recovered and returned to the victim. The male was charged by NHPD for Theft by Unlawful Taking.
The juvenile is presumed innocent.