Thief steals phone and live streams online in Waterford

Posted at 5:53 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 17:53:59-04

A thief or thieves stole a man's cell phone in Waterford, but what they don't know is the crime was seen in the victim's living room and may lead to an arrest.

The man said his $750 cell phone was stolen, but as it was stolen, they were streaming the post theft antics online for him to see.

He immediately recognized the lake where the thief was taking photos and videos, and posted a picture of who he believes stole the phone on social media in hopes of identifying him.

Waterford police are investigating and say a possible suspect has been identified after the owner posted pictures online.