22-year-old Tyler Mims who wore a mask to steal 50 iPhones on display in an Apple store in California has been arrested by the police and charged with burglary, grand theft, and other crimes.
According to reports, he was captured on video snatching display devices before walking past a police vehicle and walking to a getaway car.
On Monday, officers with the department were dispatched to the scene after a caller reported the crime and said the suspect fled with 50 iPhones, with a total value of $49,230.
A masked man, later alleged to be Mims, was wearing all black clothing and seen in the video going from table to table at about 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 5, 2024, ripping phones from their display and placing them into his pockets.During the nearly 45-second video, the thief takes dozens of phones, which cost hundreds of dollars each. Witnesses stood by and watched, and the person recording the video followed closely behind the individual as he exited the store and brushed against a police cruiser before getting into a black Hyundai.
Tyler Mims is now facing the law for making away with 50 iPhones worth over $49K and he’s likely to be put behind bars for a longer time.
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