COQUITLAM Coquitlam RCMP are searching for two men who allegedly stole an 18-year-olds phone in front of a McDonalds in Coquitlam.
On Sept. 10 at about 4 a.m., the teen went to McDonalds on North Road near Austin Avenue, listening to music on his black iPhone 4. As he approached the entrance, two men allegedly walked up to him.
According to police, one of the suspects said, Let me use your phone and grabbed the phone out of the teens hand. Both suspects left the scene and headed west with the phone towards Burnaby.
The victim and an unidentified passerby chased the pair and lost sight of them near Lougheed SkyTrain station.
The first suspect is described as a South Asian man in his early 20s who is between five-foot-six and five-foot-10 with a slim build.
The second suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his early 20s. He was wearing a white-and-black hoodie and is about six feet tall.
Coquitlam RCMP would like to speak with the unidentified passerby who helped the victim.
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call Const. Dreseris at 604-945-1550 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be provided online at www.solvecrime.ca.
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