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Teenager Snatches Phone From Mother As She Takes Pictures Of Daughter In London


Teenager snatches phone from mother as she takes pictures of daughter in London

A teenager snatched a mobile phone from a mother’s hands as she took pictures of her daughter in London in broad daylight, newly-released footage shows.

The 16-year-old, riding a bicycle, rode up to the mother from behind and fled with the device.

He was later stopped by police in Bethnal Green when he attempted to steal property.

Officers noticed he had thrown the phone and arrested him.

The teenager, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been electronically tagged after pleading guilty to phone theft at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 21 May.

He was electronically tagged and imposed a curfew to remain at his home for four months between 7pm and 7am.

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