On September 4th, a female college student fainted inside a Wuhan subway carriage. Fortunately, a group of kindly commuters sprang into action to help her out, carrying her to a station platform and waiting for her to reawaken.
However, while they were waiting, they happened to notice that the woman’s phone and ID card, which she had been clutching in her hand, had mysteriously disappeared, according to Chutian Metropolis Daily.
After reviewing footage of the scene that one of the onlookers had shot, they solved the mystery. The video showed one auntie who had been standing around the fainted young woman, sneakily snatching her phone and transferring it to her own bag before vanishing.
Following the incident, the woman’s family tried frequently to call the phone. Eventually, someone answered and they recorded the call. The woman on the other end claimed that she had bought the phone from someone and that if the girl wanted it back, then she would have to pay 800 yuan.
Of course, the girl believes that this woman is not some innocent third party, but the very same auntie who stole her phone in the first place.
A somewhat similar situation occurred earlier this year in Hubei province where a woman picked up a teen’s phone on the sidewalk after he jumped off a bridge to kill himself, and then later refused to return the phone to the teen’s family.
[Images via Chutian Metropolis Daily]
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