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Students nabs cellphone thief

A 17-year-old student nabbed an 18-year-old dispatcher who allegedly snatched her mobile phone Friday in Quezon City.

The victim, Kimberly Santiago, of Barangay Tandang Sora, Quezon City, was inside a jeepney beside the driver when the suspect, Archie Alpobera, also a resident of Barangay Tandang Sora, appeared and snatched her cellphone.

Santiago chased the suspect who was bumped by an oncoming vehicle and stumbled, enabling her to apprehend Alpobera.

Barangay tanods took the suspect to the Quezon City Police District Station 3. A dagger and the stolen mobile phone were recovered from Alpobera. (Betheena Kae Unite)