Stolen money in wooden leg



Village Belle Hotel, St Kilda, Melbourne 1912

MELBOURNE, Sunday.- Police found £142 in notes hidden in the wooden leg of a man they detained at St. Kilda last night. They had searched his clothing unsuccessfully. They were looking for a sum of money from the Village Belle Hotel, St. Kilda. Later a barman was charged at the St. Kilda watch house with theft.

-The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Monday 21 January 1952.

Categories: Melbourne Hotels, Victoria hotels

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