A 17-year-old teenager was arrested and taken into police custody in Provins in Seine-et-Marne on Sunday.
He would have stolen a person's cell phone before being overpowered by it and several passers-by, reports
La République de Seine-et-Marne
The victim was in the middle of a conversation, rue du Moulin-de-la-Ruelle, when the suspect allegedly snatched his phone from his hands before fleeing.
She then began to pursue him, helped by witnesses to the scene, reports the information site.
A runaway teenager
The minor will eventually be brought under control while awaiting the arrival of the police.
The officials of the police station of Provins then took charge of the questioning, details the local media.
The suspect is said to be a teenager who ran away from his home in Val-de-Marne.
This was to be heard the day after the events as part of the open investigation, specify our colleagues.
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