Police: iPhone app leads Spartanburg officers to underage thief - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina |

Police: iPhone app leads Spartanburg officers to underage thief

Posted: Updated:
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An iPhone was swiped from a car but Spartanburg police said an app led investigators to the juvenile suspect accused of stealing the phone.

Police said the victim reported the theft from his car on Saturday. The victim said a passenger window was left down and the iPhone 4S was stolen.

Police said the suspect then contacted the victim saying he could get his phone back if he paid money for it. 

When the victim went to meet up with the accused thief, police went along and took the suspect into custody. The unnamed juvenile was charged with possession of stolen goods.

Copyright 2014 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow