Boy, 16, to appear in court after Southsea Model Village figurines theft

A TEENAGER will appear in court over an alleged theft of figurines from a model village.

Thursday, 18th July 2019, 2:11 pm
Rooney, the resident cat at Southsea Model Village. Picture: Supplied

In May thieves struck at Southsea Model Village and the company’s pet cat Rooney was kicked in the process.

Now Hampshire police has said a 16-year-old boy from Southsea will appear in court charged with theft over the incident.

He will appear at Portsmouth Youth Court on August 5.

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The models stolen from Southsea Model Village. Picture: Portsmouth Police

Portsmouth police said the models have now been recovered.

Model village owner Mark Wilson said Rooney has made a full recovery.

He told The News: ‘Thankfully, Rooney is back to his old self now.

‘We had him checked out after the incident and he was a bit wary for a couple of days, but he’s back to being lord of the manor.’

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