Suspect dines and dashes, takes employee’s cell phone with him

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Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

On March 11, 2023, at approximately 2:30 pm, police responded to a report of a male suspect who attended to a restaurant in the 1200 block of 18th street, and left without paying for his meal. The male also stole a cell phone from one of the employees. Police were able to locate and arrest the 33-year-old male by using the find my phone app on the stolen phone. He was later released and will appear in court on a later date on charges of Theft Under $5000 and Fraudulently Obtaining Food.