Miami Beach Police warned smartphone users to download apps that can help you locate a phone later if it is stolen. Make sure it is protected with a passcode. Also, don't leave your phone in someone's reach. Don't text and walk.
Police Warn About Thieves Walking Up to People and Stealing Electronics Right Out of Their Hands | NBC 6 South Florida "It's called apple picking where the subjects will look when people are talking on their iPhone or not paying attention, in this case with a firearm, and will take the phone right out of their hand and take off," Hernandez said. Police have made eight arrests – all men, ranging from 18 years old to 21. All men are charged with at least one count of armed robbery. And two of them are facing two counts of armed robbery."
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