Police nab iPhone thief when he answers a video call

They identified him when he answered the Facetime call.

Police are amazed at this thief’s foolishness that helped them identify him – he answered a FaceTime call on the iPhone that he literally just stole. 

Chandler Ridge Carlyle, 18, was arrested for stealing a man’s iPhone after first asking to borrow it and then running off. 

The sheriff first texted the phone, to no reply. But then used FaceTime to video call the phone they were astonished to get an answer!

Snapping a quick photo of the answerer, the phone’s owner was able to identify Carlyle as the thief.

He’s been charged with grand theft.

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