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Royal Blood gig in Birmingham: Police find 53 stolen phones

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A man has been arrested after police found him with 53 stolen mobile phones following a gig.Royal Blood performed at The Arena Birmingham on Saturday night, where police say the thefts took place. West Midlands Police arrested a 22-year-old on suspicion of theft and recovered the mobile phones. The force urged “gig-goers to be extra vigilant” and is appealing for people who attended the event and had their phone stolen to contact them.Royal Blood biographyDet Sgt Jeff Clifford said: “Currently the vast majority of victims have been identified, but we urge anyone who attended the concert who is missing a phone to call us.”It’s unfortunately a reality that large crowds at concerts such as this make rich pickings for career criminals.”
Source: BBC Black Country