Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Cops: Man tries to steal laptop to check Facebook

BRADENTON, Fla. – Sheriff's officers said a 19-year-old man snatched a Starbucks customers laptop after being told he could not use it to check his Facebook account. According to officers, the man then grabbed the customer's laptop and ran out of the coffee shop, located in an outlet mall.

Two people in the parking lot tackled the man and held him there until a mall security guard arrived.

The victim got his laptop back and the man was charged Saturday with robbery by sudden snatching, a felony.
Information from: Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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