A woman determined to get her stolen iPhone back from a suspected thief got some help Saturday from a stranger and a phone-tracking application.
A 42-year-old woman said her phone was snatched out of her hand as she rode a northbound Red Line train, according to The Chicago Tribune. The victim chased after the suspect, later identified as 17-year-old Whitney Martin, and eventually a man who witnessed what happened joined in.
Together, police said, they chased Martin for a few blocks and eventually tackled her in an alley at Van Buren and Federal.
Police found the phone in a shirt of Martin's using the “Find my iPhone’’ application, police told the Tribune.
Martin was charged with felony theft, and a judge set her bail at $75,000.