Teenage handbag thief outpaced by 72-year-old ex-sprinter
A teenage thief picked on the wrong victim when she tried to run off with a bag belonging to pensioner Jean Hirst - a former championship sprinter.
By Paul Stokes
Last Updated: 8:10AM GMT 13 Feb 2009
The schoolgirl was surprised to discover her victim, a former All England Schools championship sprinter, still had a turn of pace - at the age of 72.
As Mrs Hirst gave chase, she soon began to close on the culprit who was forced to throw down the bag in her desperation to escape.
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