Just because you find something, doesn't mean it's yours.
That's the message the Broward Sheriff's Office is trying to deliver by releasing surveillance video of a man whom deputies say walked off with a woman's forgotten cell phone at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.
According to BSO, a man, who is about 6 feet tall and sported dreadlocks in a ponytail, walked through the metal detector at about 3 p.m. May 1 and set it off because of his belt. He took it off and walked back through. Meanwhile, a woman put her belongings including a Samsung 6 Edge Plus in a basket and sent it through the scanner.
She grabbed her purse but left the phone in the basket, the video showed.
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The man then walked through the detector again and grabbed his belt from the scanner. He spotted the phone, snatched it and walk away.
The man can now face a theft charge, according to BSO.
Anyone with information is asked to call BSO Det. Joe Kessling at 954-831-7330 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).