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Woman whilst having a fit has her phone stolen in Manchester City Centre

A man has been arrested after a woman had her phone stolen as she suffered an epileptic fit.

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Shortly after 12.45am on Thursday 21 March 2019, a woman reported that she had her phone stolen as she was suffering from an epileptic fit on Portland street in the city centre.

An investigated was launched and officers conducted CCTV enquiries.

Today (Tuesday 26 March 2019) a 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He remains in custody for questioning.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 6322 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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