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Police Nab Suspected Cell Phone Snatchers Near Columbia Heights

by Tim Regan — September 18, 2015 at 11:40 am 0

Police CarD.C. Police arrested two juveniles on suspicions that they helped steal a cell phone near the boundary of Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan yesterday evening.

A group of four underage suspects approached a person near 16th and Fuller streets NW yesterday around 9:45 p.m. One of the suspects grabbed the victim’s cell phone and the group ran, said police.

The victim was able to call 911 from a work cell phone, leading police to locate and arrest two of the suspected phone thieves shortly thereafter.

Police did not give more information about the crime when contacted earlier today, but said that more details would be made available soon.

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