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Another Cellphone Stolen in Public in Stamford

Police said another cellphone was snatched right out a woman's hand as she talked on it.

Stamford police said Thursday morning they're dealign with another phone theft that occurred Wednesday evening at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Bedford Stt

Police said a woman was walking in the 200 block of Bedford St. while talking on her iPhone when a male on a bicycle rode by and snatched the phone out of her hand.

Police said the woman described the bike as a larger model, like a ten speed or a mountain bike, and said the male was wearing a hooded sweatshirt that was pulled up. He never turned around so the victim never got a look at his face, police said.

They canvased the area to no avail, but police said there is some videotape they are currently reviewing.

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Stamford Arrests

Jose Alvarez, 31, of Thines St. in Norwalk, was charged Wednesday morning with second-degree failure to appear.

Dario Cadena-Hamilton, 25, of Liberty St., was charged Wednesday afternoon with second-degree unlawful restraint and disorderly conduct.

Savio Cardoza, 42, of Ferris Ave. in Norwalk, was charged Wednesday night with second-degree assault, second-degree conspiracy to commit assault, second-degree unlawful restraint and second-degree conspiracy to commit unlawful restraint.

Gloria Escobar, 37, of Fairfield Ave., was charged Wednesday evening with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.

Sanjay N. Patel, 39, of Soundview Ave., was charged Wednesday night with second-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree conspiracy to commit unlawful restraint, second-degree assault and second-degree conspiracy to commit unlawful restraint.

Richard J. Scully, 30, of West Ave., was charged Wednesday night with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and drugs, failure to insure a private motor vehicle, illegal operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, evading responsibility while causing property damage or injury, failure to insure a private motor vehicle and following too closely to a non-commercial vehicle.

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