ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A child reportedly stole a cell phone and trying to take another on the Washington University campus Tuesday.
According to the Washington University Police Department, a person reported he was talking on his phone while on the first floor of Whitaker Hall when a boy, described as being between 8 and 10 years old, grabbed his cell phone and ran off around 5:45 p.m.
Police said they later received a report that the same subject attempted to take another phone earlier in the evening on the second floor of Whitaker Hall but the owner grabbed his phone back.
After the incidents, the boy was seen heading east along Forest Park Parkway with three other boys that appeared to be of middle school age, police said.
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