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CNN Anchor Carol Costella Robbed of iPhone on Street, Chunk of Hair Pulled Out

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A recent incident involving the robbery of a CNN anchor's phone has many worried about the trend of young people stealing iPhones while people are using them.

Carol Costella was walking around Atlanta, Ga. when two teenagers came up from behind her around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and snatched her phone.

She said in a Facebook post that she tried to keep the phone and struggled with one of the suspects, but the suspect pulled out a chunk of her hair so she let it go.

"As he ran down the street, laughing, I hurled a few expletives his way," Costello said. 

"I felt no fear at the time, I was just angry. Now I'm angry, shaken and sad. What a lousy life those kids have ahead of them."

She described the teen who stole her phone as a skinny black male with curly hair, about 5'8" tall.

"Thieves steal iPhones, wipe them clean, then sell them up for one-thousand bucks. So, a warning for you. Do not talk on your iPhone as you walk down the street. Oh, and let go of the stupid device if someone tries to steal it," she said. 

Police have not made any arrests at this time and are currently investigating it.

Sources: Yahoo, The Blaze