First date disaster: man steals woman's phone after she refuses to go Dutch

Sarah Coles
cocktails in a bar
cocktails in a bar

First dates are always fraught with potential disaster - will they like you? Will you like them? Will you say or do something wrong? Will they steal your phone after you refuse to pay half of the bill?

OK, so that last one isn't a particularly common concern, but one woman has told a court that this happened on her first date. So what are the rules?