"It was about eleven o'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse."
Thank you very much ma'am.
"The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue-jeaned sitter. Then she reached down, picked the boy up by his shirt front and said pick up my pocketbook.
You're really gonna give me $10 after I tried to steal from you?
Take this $10 and buy yourself a pair of shoes.
"Sweat popped out on the boy's face and he began to struggle. Mrs. Jones stopped, jerked him around in front of her and put a half nelson. When she got to the door, she dragged the boy inside, down a hall, and into a large kitchenette-furnished room."
Thank you ma'am.
"Then Roger, you go to that sink and wash your face said the woman. Whereupon she turned him loose-at last. Roger looked at the door--looked at the woman--and went to the sink. Are you gonna take me to jail? asked the boy. Not with that face. I would take you nowhere said the woman."
"Then we'll eat, said the woman. I believe you're hungry-- or been hungry--to try to snatch my pocketbook." said the woman. I just wanted blue suede shoe said the boy"