Robbery victim uses app to track down suspects who stole his phone

Posted at 11:05 AM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-16 11:05:01-04

Lackawanna Police arrested two robbery suspects after the victim used an app to ping his stolen iPhone.

The victim says he was robbed by two men at knife point Saturday morning after using the Metro Bus on Nasson Parkway.

After reporting the crime, police say the victim used an app to track his stolen iPhone. After going to the location where the stolen phone was pinging, investigators say the victim found the suspects who would not return the phone.

Police arrived on scene shortly after and arrested 19-year-old Darnell Giddens and 18-year-old Stephen Smith.