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Phone thief busted after falling for reward offer, police say

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LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police said they arrested a Lancaster man who allegedly stole a cell phone when he tried to collect a reward from the owner.

Kevin J. Cameron, 41, was charged Sunday with receiving stolen property, according to Manheim Township police.

Authorities said the owner had texted his stolen phone and offered to pay a reward if he could get it back. He arranged to meet the person who claimed to have the phone and notified police.

Cameron was arrested during the exchange and the phone was recovered, police said.

 

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