ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - A Columbia, Mo. man has been charged for allegedly stealing an iPhone from a woman on the MetroLink.
Imani I. Shakoor, 21, has been charged with robbery.
Police say the victim was on a red line eastbound train Tuesday, May 7 shortly before 7 p.m. when Shakoor grabbed her iPhone out of her hand as the train entered the East Riverfront station.
The victim said she followed Shakoor off the train, pulled his hair and told him to give her back her phone. She says Shakoor stepped on her toe and ran down a flight of stairs.
Shakoor was seen running into the Casino Queen and was detained by security guards.
Bond is set at $200,000.