Selfie suspect caught in phone theft

Lakeland, Florida -- A woman has been arrested in the theft of a cellphone that took a selfie of the suspect and sent it to the owner.

Diep Pham, 62, of Lakeland was arrested at 4:40 p.m. Friday at her home, 1331 Oakhill St. in Lakeland, according to Lakeland authorities. She has been charged with burglary and petit theft.

The phone has been recovered and she will be taken to the Polk County Jail.

On July 17, someone stole a gray Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center at 300 Parkview Place, police said.


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