Man steals mobile phone through Facebook marketplace sale

By Jessica Durston - 24 November 2022

Crime

Swindon Police are appealing for help in identifying a man in connection with a theft in Royal Wootton Bassett.

Police say the unknown suspect (pictured in this article) had agreed to pay for a mobile phone being sold on Facebook marketplace.
 
The suspect claimed he had paid through a banking app, and has taken the mobile phone, however no payment was received by the seller.
 
The phone was valued at £120.
 
A spokesperson from Swindon police said: "If you are able to identify this person, or if this is you, please contact us on 101 quoting reference 54220061075."

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