Snatcher beaten up by mob

  • Written by Itchie G. Cabayan
  • Published in Metro
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A 40-year-old snatcher was beaten up by an angry mob after victimizing a jeepney driver in Tondo,
Manila, early yesterday morning.

Now in the custody of the Manila Police District-Station 2 is Bernard Figueroa, said to be a
member of the ‘Bahala na Gang’ and residing at 312 Sandico St., Tondo.
Investigation showed that at 12:30 a.m., victim Jayson Apao, 25, was walking at the corner
of  Rajah Matanda and Juan Luna Streets in Tondo when the suspect snatched his cellphone. The victim
screamed for help and concerned citizens chased the suspect until he got cornered.  He was
subsequently turned over to PO1 Jessie Banares, who was then patrolling the area.