Monday 18 December 2017

Teenager arrested for snatching iPad from 4-year-old child

David Kearns

A Florida teenager has been caught by police after he snatched an iPad from a toddler in a beauty salon.

The four-year-old was playing with the tablet while waiting for his mother when the teen grabs the iPad from the toddler and runs out the door.

A member of the salon's staff runs after him, closely followed by the child.

Moments before the theft, the teen appears to distract those in the salon before snatching the iPad from the child.

Surveillance video shows the 16-year-old pacing back and forth outside the business before opening the front door and speaking with an employee.

When she turns her head to look around, the teen grabs the iPad from the child's hands and runs.

The police released the video and a description of the thief and offered a €2,500 reward for information leading to his arrest.  

A 16-year-old has now been arrested and charged with one count of strong arm robbery.

Online Editors

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Promoted Links

Editors Choice

Also in World News