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Boardman police close to cracking cell phone theft case

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BOARDMAN, Ohio - Boardman police may be close to cracking a cell phone theft case.

Investigators received several phone calls after we showed you a surveillance video from Walmart.

The scam went like this. A woman asks to borrow a cell phone, then hands off the phone to someone in a passing car that speeds away.

One of the callers identified his daughter as one of the suspects.

Officers searched the woman's home on Monday and are interviewing her.

They believe the male suspect in this case has already fled to Louisiana.

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