Reports say that the suspect had previously stolen a phone worth the sum of N140,000 and managed to escape with it.
This happened on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Emab Plaza, Abuja, where he reportedly made away with a phone.
This time around, the suspect stole a phone worth the sum of N210, 000.
Speaking to news men, a source who witnessed the incident said, “He was lucky on Monday. He stole the phone and was only noticed after he had gone far from the arena."
“I’m sure he had a vehicle on standby waiting to pick him up."
“Na God save am today, mob for beat am die, but for the intervention of policemen.”
The timely arrival of the police saved the suspect from being lynched by the mob.