A statement signed by Tema Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Insp. Stella Dede Dzakpasu has confirmed the arrest of the four.
According to the victim, she was chatting on her phone in the backseat of a vehicle when the suspects snatched the phone from the window side of the vehicle.
Luckily for her, she was able to track her stolen phone to the very hideout of the suspects at Misusokope, a rented apartment at Lebanon Zone 4, Ashaiman where she informed the police after coming across two of the suspects.
The two suspects were identified as John Hackman, a 22-year-old man who is a driver and a mechanic, and Yaw Antwi, 19 who is also a coconut seller.
The rest are Prince Boadi, known as Venza, 18 years and unemployed, and Jacob Asiamah, also known as King Promise, 25 years and a phone Repairer who unlocks most of the iPhones brought to him by his accomplices and sometimes buys and sells same.
Well, some of the suspects have already confessed to the crime and said that they normally target people who are fond of using their mobile phones on the street and not paying attention to their immediate surroundings.
They will be charged and arraigned before the court for prosecution.
They also named some other members of their gang who are being hunted down by the police to assist them with their investigation.
However, thee general public is cautioned to be cautious when using their mobile phones on the street.
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