Gotcha! Phone thief arrested while trying to claim reward

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A Lancaster man was arrested Sunday after he stole a cell phone and then tried to collect a reward from the owner, police said. Kevin J. Cameron, 41, of of Old Dorwart St,  is charged with receiving stolen property.

According to police reports, the owner texted his stolen phone and offered to pay a reward if the thief returned it. The victim arranged to meet Cameron and notified Manheim Township police.

Cameron was arrested during the exchange and the phone was recovered.

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