Mobile app helps catch thief who stole phone at restaurant in The Loop

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 26 at 4:36 PM

(KMOV) – Police arrested a suspect they said grabbed a person’s cell phone off the table of a restaurant on the Delmar Loop on Wednesday.

 

Authorities said a man was sitting at an outdoor table at Cicero’s in the 6690 block of Delmar Blvd. when he made a phone call.

Police said the man completed the call and put the phone down on the table. Authorities said that’s when someone walked by, snatched the phone and took off running.

According to police, the victim used a friend’s iPhone app to track his phone to a nearby apartment building.

Police then went to the building and arrested a suspect in the case. The suspect’s identity was not immediately known.

 

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