A 10-year-old mainlander who burgled a Sha Tin flat was yesterday sent to a boys' home for a month. The illegal immigrant will be sent back to China after serving his sentence for burglary and unlawfully staying in Hong Kong. The child, from Jiangsu province, was arrested after the raid on September 2. He admitted stealing a pager, a lighter, a mobile phone and two packets of cigarettes. He appeared before magistrate Loh Lai-kuen at Sha Tin Juvenile Court.