Chicago man charged in string of iPhone thefts

November 22, 2011 (CHICAGO)

Michael Roberson, 28, was arrested on the 1100 of North Clark Monday shortly after one of the thefts took place.

A woman told police she recognized Roberson as the man who stole her phone at a restaurant near Division and Dearborn.

Other phones were reported stolen at businesses near State and Chicago and at State and Chestnut.

Police say Roberson is a suspect in at least eight other iPhone robberies.

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