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Man arrested after allegedly attempting to steal cell phone

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Posted at 11:30 PM, Mar 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-29 01:30:09-04

SALT LAKE CITY – A 22-year-old man was arrested after allegedly grabbing a woman’s cell phone.

The alleged robbery happened at 55 North and 300 West in downtown Salt Lake City.

Police say Grant Tingey grabbed a woman’s cell phone while she was talking on it, then ran. Another person saw what happened, tackled Tingey and held him until police arrived.

Now police are wondering if Tingey can be connected to any other robberies in the area.

Anyone with information about Tingey is asked to contact Salt Lake City Police at 801-799-3000.