Bumbling burglar busted
POSTED: Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
UPDATED: Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 5:09pm
Security cameras show man at court for previous larceny charge breaking into car, just yards away from a police station...after he shot himself in the foot. David Kenney reports.
(WLBT) A Mississippi teen in court to face larceny charges is facing even more trouble after breaking into a car in the courthouse parking lot.
Ridgeland Police said a woman went inside the building and returned a short time later to find a window of her vehicle broken out and her purse missing.
Surveillance video showed a person wearing a hooded jacket with multiple colors walking around the victim's vehicle and breaking the window stealing the purse.
The man, identified as 18-year-old Edward D. Boyd, was arrested a short time later. Boyd, who was limping in the security video, also admitted to police that he had recently shot himself in the foot with a stolen handgun.
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