Phone thief hit by bus after robbery at station

Phone thief hit by bus after robbery at station

A thief in Colombia was thrown in the air by an oncoming bus after he tried to steal a woman's phone at a busy Bogota bus station.

The man was captured on CCTV walking past a woman and snatching her phone before running out of a door and being hit by the bus.

Travellers watched as he fell to the floor and the victim took back her phone and helped him out from under the bus.

He was treated for minor injuries in hospital and was prosecuted upon leaving.

Police said the man had a history of theft.

According to Sky News, the mugging took place earlier in May but the video was programmed with the wrong date.

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