Chicago police are warning businesses and the public of people stealing cell phones inside restaurants on and around the city’s Magnificent Mile.
Police say the offender enter dining establishments, spot victim’s cell phones on tables, and approaching victims and presenting fliers stating they are raising money for their basketball team. Offenders then place the flier over the cell phone while engaging in conversation. When the offender retrieves the flier, he grabs the cell phone as well.
The suspects are described as 3-4 Black males, ranging in age 14 to 25. They were seen getting into a tan 4 door hard top, possibly Buick style.
If you have any information you are asked to contact police at (312) 747-8380.