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15-year-old girl chases down NC larceny suspect, gets phone back

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Adrian Montrel Newsome

Adrian Montrel Newsome

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Police said a 15-year-old girl chased down a thief who stole her mother’s cell phone and got the phone back for her mom. reported that 24-year-old Adrian Montrel Newsome has been charged with felony larceny from a person and resisting a public officer.

The suspect allegedly stole a cell phone from a woman in the parking lot of a Greenville Walmart on Thursday afternoon.

Police said the victim’s 15-year-old daughter chased the suspect down until the suspect gave the phone back and apologized.

The suspect then allegedly ran from police, who reportedly caught him in back of a nearby store.

Newsome was jailed under a $25,000 bond and had court on Friday.


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