Op­por­tunis­tic warn­ing

Guardian Express - - NEWS -

Se­nior Sergeant Si­mon Un­der­wood has urged ev­ery­one to main­tain aware­ness of their sur­round­ings af­ter an op­por­tunis­tic thief al­legedly snatched a mo­bile phone from a car stopped at traf­fic lights.

At 2.45pm on Septem­ber 28 on Mur­ray Street, a 16year-old was sit­ting in the pas­sen­ger seat of a car when a thief reached in and grabbed the teenager’s mo­bile phone.

City of Perth cam­eras tracked a male to a nearby block, where the phone was dis­cov­ered and re­turned.

A 26-year-old man from East Vic­to­ria Park was charged with the theft and will ap­pear in court on Novem­ber 20.

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