A THEFT suspect was nabbed Wednesday evening at Barangay Banago, Bacolod City by Police Station 2 operatives led by PO1 Gegger Sebuan.

Police Inspector Jeffrey Attunaga, chief of Police Station 2, identified the arrested suspect as Mark Jayme, 18, single, and resident of Purok Riverside, Barangay Banago.

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Attuanga said the suspect was nabbed at Barangay Banago in a follow-up operation. He was identified as the one who snatched the cellphone of the complainant Mary Joy Claur, 21, of Panisa Street, Barangay Mansilingan.

Attuanga noted that earlier, the complainant lodge a theft complaint against the suspect, claiming that around 7:45 p.m of last Wednesday, an unidentified person suddenly snatched her Nokia cellphone worth P8,000 while she's about to ride at public utility jeepney plying Bata-Libertad.

The suspect also voluntarily admitted that he snatched the cellphone of the complainant, but he already sold the phone to his neighbor.

The suspect is now detained at the Police Station 2 lock-up cell.