UDPATE - MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - The man who police say took money from a 14-year-old says he only found the boy's wallet, but says he did keep the cash.
The unidentified man, who wished to remain unidentified in his call to the WZZM Information Center, says that he looked for the boy to return him the wallet and didn't steal the wallet. But, he did take the cash.
The man says he was arrested and spent the night in jail.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)- A Muskegon County man accused of stealing money from a child is facing charges.
Fruitport Township Police say the 28-year-old man took a 14-year-old's wallet Wednesday while he was on the playground at Beach Elementary School. When the child asked the suspect about the wallet, the man gave it back to him. The boy says it was missing the money though.
Police found the stolen cash on the man and arrested him.