Couple accused of phone thefts in Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Police have arrested a couple suspected of taking cell phones in Spokane. They ask to borrow a phone then take off with it.

Police were responding to such a report Monday when a school district security officer heard the incident and linked it with similar thefts near schools. He provided a license plate that led police to the couple.

The two were arrested for investigation of trafficking in stolen property.