A stolen iPhone led to a “citizen’s arrest” and fierce brawl on the beach, San Diego’s News10 reports.
Kenneth Schmidgall lost his iPhone on Dec. 30, and his friend Greg Torkelson, a freelance photographer, used his “Find My iPhone” app to track down the missing phone, according to News10.
They reportedly spent hours following the signal until they finally traced it to a man on a bicycle. The pair followed him to Torrey Pines State Reserve, where Schmidgall got into a violent fight with the thief.
The two fought until Torkelson said he pepper-sprayed the man and attempted to make a citizen’s arrest, according to News10. A man who said he was an off-duty police officer restrained the two until police arrived.
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