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Man suspected of stealing phones in Seneca Niagara Casino

NIAGARA FALLS – A woman reported her cell phone was stolen while she was playing the slot machines just before 5 a.m. Tuesday in the Seneca Niagara Casino.

Security video was able to identify the suspect’s Seneca Player’s Card address, and cell phone tracking confirmed the address.

The suspect was located and returned the $800 iPhone 6 to avoid being prosecuted. The victim told police she only wanted the phone back. The man was found with four other smart phones in his possession, but none of them had been reported stolen, said police.

Seneca Niagara Casino security was contacted and will consider administrative action.