A suspected phone thief got the beating of his life by an angry mob after he allegedly snatched a phone from a lady in Bayelsa.

According to reports, the suspect stole the lady’s phone from her shop at Opolo area of Yenagoa on Monday, June 13. The victim then raised an alarm, which summoned a crowd that gathered and chased the suspect.

His alleged accomplice who was waiting in a tricycle, upon seeing the enraged mob, drove off, leaving him to their mercy.

According to one Kester Wilcox on Facebook, the mob finally caught the suspect in Okutukutu area of the state capital, seized him and beat him to pulp.

“Was robbing with keke, managed to take a ladies phone in her shop then he saw crowd chasing him, the keke driver left him. The incident happened @Opolo, Yenagoa Bayelsa state close to golden gate,he managed to run to Okutukutu (frying pan to fire) and he was caught,” the witness narrated.

“He was well designed and taking good care of,by the mob. I also heard from an eye witness that his a popular thief in Agudama. He claimed he is from Ogbia,Emeyal 2”

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