On July 10, 2016, at about 1830 hours, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers were notified by a concerned citizen regarding the larceny of a phone. A citizen reported having their phone snatched from their hand in the area of 200 S Kalamazoo Mall.
With the assistance of eye-witnesses and the use of a GPS cell phone application Public Safety Officers were able to track the stolen phone to a residence in the 1000 block of N Church. Once at the residence, Public Safety Officers located the stolen phone and were able to return it to the victim.
The suspect, a 14 year old resident of Kalamazoo was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home on a charge of larceny from a person. Charges are also being sought against an additional person for their involvement.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observed at 343-2100.
Authority: Sgt. Charles Treppa
Date: July 10, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety 337-8139