Youth on probation after admitting theft charges

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 17-year-old youth was put on probation for three years after he pleaded guilty to theft charges, on Sunday.

The man who is from Marsa was arrested and arraigned in a court in Gozo, charged with theft.

The case happened at around 1.40am on October 5, when the youth stole cash from a shop in Triq il-Menqa in Marsalforn, Gozo.

In a court presided over by Magistrate Paul Coppini, he pleaded guilty.

The Court placed the youth on probation for three years and ordered him to pay €172.45 in damages to the victim over three years.