Shame­less iphone thief fi­nally caught

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A BRAZEN thief who posed for pho­tos as he stole a woman’s iphone has been caught.

The 21-year-old was nabbed on Mon­day af­ter com­muter Matt Parker filmed him on his own mo­bile steal­ing the white smart­phone from 34-year-old fi­nan­cial worker Deonne Far­quhar­son’s hand­bag.

She had ac­ci­den­tally left the bag on a late-night train from Wa­ter­loo to Guild­ford in Sur­rey on Feb 2.

Com­muter Matt, a univer­sity lec­turer, filmed the thief as he ri­fled through Miss Far­quhar­son’s bag, and alerted po­lice.

Af­ter an ap­peal, sev­eral peo­ple came for­ward to iden­tify the thief, a 21-year-old from Ad­dle­stone in Sur­rey.

Po­lice have not re­leased the thief ’s name, but an­nounced he had been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of theft and ad­mit­ted his crime.

He was handed a cau­tion and or­dered to pay the vic­tim £499 and write her a let­ter of apol­ogy.

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