Bumbling iPhone bandits who send selfie to victim’s mother arrested

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – The photo-happy thieves that stole a cellphone then sent a picture to the victim’s mother have been arrested, the NYPD has confirmed.


Khayyam Alexander, 16, and Fehti Nekrouf, 18, have been charged after their selfie was widely circulated by the media last week.

The pair allegedly swiped the 14-year-old victim’s phone from Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen on April 17 and sent a smiling selfie to the boy’s mother.

Alexander and Nekrouf have both been charged with petit larceny and possession of stolen property.

WPIX 11 New York

Selfie Time These two men are suspected of stealing an iPhone, then taking a selfie and sending it to the victim’s mother. (NYPD)

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Police are looking for a pair of thieves wanted for stealing an iPhone from a Hell’s Kitchen concert venue — then sending a picture of themselves to the victim’s mother.

Cops say the two men stole the phone on the night of April 17th from Stage 48, a nightlife hot spot on the west side of  Manhattan.

The two then apparently decided to snap a selfie while riding on the subway — using the stolen iPhone.

One of the men in a grey pea coat stares directly at the camera with mouth open and eyes wide.  The other, in a black jacket, sports a goofy grin.

Snapping a photo with stolen property just wasn’t enough for these two, however.  Police say the duo sent their selfie to the mother of…

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