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Published:October 21st, 2008 09:41 EST
Old Lady Arrested For Keeping Children's Football

Old Lady Arrested For Keeping Children's Football

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Police in Ohio say an 89-year-old woman was facing a charge of petty theft because neighborhood children accused her of refusing to give back their football. Edna Jester was arrested last week in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash."

The Associated Press

Every day there are myriad incidents like this in cities and towns all over this country, usually they are resolved without the glare of the media.

Poor Edna has been arrested and made the news, because she refused to return a football that landed in her back yard. At least there isn`t a video on YouTube showing Edna clutching the football.

This sorry episode is making Edna look like a court jester, she would be well-advised to apologize to the kids and give them back the damn football.

Edna should erect a tall fence around her property, at her advanced age the stress of dealing with errant footballs may kill her.