Spoon fed cops

Daily Star - - News -

A STU­DENT helped catch a drug addict who snatched her phone af­ter she picked up a spoon he dropped as he fled.

Mark Chafer, 37, was caught by DNA left on the uten­sil.

The vic­tim, 21, was walk­ing through Derby af­ter fin­ish­ing her shift at a bar when Chafer struck.

But in­stead of let­ting him go, she gave chase and dur­ing a scuf­fle he dropped the spoon.

Chafer pleaded guilty to rob­bery on April 26.

Derby Crown Court heard he was jailed for a sep­a­rate bur­glary in June.

An­other eight months was added to his ex­ist­ing sen­tence.

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