Tuesday, January 31, 2006


Thief takes a tumble

`An alleged thief was hit for six by a flying tackle after a group of Palmerston North cricket players chased him down on Saturday.

The 17-year-old man, accused of stealing a car stereo, was knocked off his bicycle when United Cricket Club premier three opening bowler Jonny Kawana put in his king hit. [..]

“He squealed like a little girl when I hit him.

“I picked him up and threw him on the footpath and he froze. I had to hold myself back.”‘

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