Thursday difficult child was approached by a woman who was panhandling. She asked him for money for the bus fare. He told her he didn't have any money. Then she told him she was hungry and he pointed out a place where she could buy lunch. He turned to look at the electronic bus schedule and the next thing he knew, she had run away with his lunch. He actually stopped to think about how it would look if he chased her (amazing for difficult child). He told me that he was worried it would look like he was trying to steal her lunch. I thought he handled it really well. The net day I asked a police officer I knew if I should report it and he said we should because they may know who she was and otherwise it may keep happening. I called and explained what had happened and how my son was a special needs son. He was very nice and told us that it would probably be next to impossible to catch her, however, then he talked to difficult child on the phone (and difficult child has trouble on the phone). After that he said he was 90-100% sure he knew who it was. He said although it wasn't a high priority call he was angry and it didn't sit right with him because difficult child is considered a vulnerable adult. Yesterday after difficult child got off work, we took him down to the police station and the officer interviewed him. He says if they can prove it was her getting of the bus that difficult child saw her getting off then he was going to arrest her but he doesn't know if the DA will press charges. He said she is not homeless and has some money but she does this all over the city. Just thought I would share a good police story-we read about so many bad ones and this one has been handled so well. difficult child may have to identify her in pictures so now we wait and see. So proud of difficult child for handling this so well!