After a cell phone theft in the metro, a man was arrested Thursday in Toulouse. He is suspected of a long series of snatching thefts.
The rapid alert, this Thursday, October 21 in the middle of the afternoon, allowed the police of the public transport monitoring unit to arrest an individual who had just “snatched” a phone from a subway traveler. Toulouse. It sits open behind her and when the train doors are at a station, the man rips her off before running off.
Tisséo teams, relying on CCTV cameras, tracked down this man and were able to guide the police from a distance.
Brought back to the police station, in charge of the investigators of the unit of attacks on property on the Left Bank, this 23-year-old boy quickly found himself confronted with the memory of the urban security police. The day before, Wednesday, a woman had had her phone stolen from the Mirail University station under identical conditions and by an individual dressed … like the suspect.
And investigators have found five additional complaints, each time of phone theft in subways recorded since mid-October. This Friday, the custody of this individual was extended by the prosecution.