Today’s news:

Construction worker stole cell phone: NY Post

OZONE PARK — A construction worker was arrested after allegedly swiping a teenager's cell phone on Lefferts Boulevard Sept. 17, the New York Post reported.

Police said Kapiledo Etwaroo, 20, allegedly stopped the 15-year-old victim and his younger brother near the corner of 109th Avenue and asked to use his phone, the Post reported.

When the teen obliged, Etwaroo allegedly walked away with the phone in hand after telling the victim that he would have to fight him to get it back, the Post reported.

The teen called police and Etwaroo was arrested by police on petit larceny and harassment charges a short time later, police said.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group