Suspect accused of stealing betting shop customer's £500 Samsung Galaxy in Highams Park

Suspect 156602

Suspect 156602

First published in News East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Waltham Forest

Police in Waltham Forest have released CCTV of a phone thief. 

Suspect 156602 is wanted in connection with theft a Bet Global in Winchester Road, Highams Park, on June 30 at around 7pm. 

The thief entered the bookmakers where he then lifted a punter's £500 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone from the table and walked out. 

The victim was oblivious to his phone being stolen but was crime and suspect was later identified after trawling through the shop's CCTV. 

Footage has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Anyone with information is asked contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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12:45pm Wed 3 Sep 14

Villagecranberry says...

The ugly face of what gambling addiction can bring.
The ugly face of what gambling addiction can bring. Villagecranberry
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4:14pm Wed 17 Sep 14

kirstywright says...

smartphone -- dumb thief --
smartphone -- dumb thief -- kirstywright
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