When the boy tries to steal the purse the strap breaks and he falls down. The lady gets mad at him and shakes him. The boy asks if she will take him to the police she says no. When the boy asks to be freed the lady asks, "If I let you go will your run?" The boy replies yes so she still hold on to him.
The lady takes the boy home with her so he could get cleaned up and have something to eat.
The lady asks for him to clean himself up while she makes something to eat..
When the boy sits on the sofa, he sits far away from the purse because doesn't want to be mistrusted. He asks if he should go and pick up any supplies. The lady says no and tells him to just wait for dinner.
The lady sets up the table. While they eat the lady asks why the boy tried to steal her purse. He replied that he wanted blue suede shoes. The lady said if he needed money he should have just asked rather than try to steal.
When the boy is living after dinner the lady gives him 10 dollars to buy the blue suede shoes he wanted.