Dutch police got to the bottom of mobile phone thefts at a rock concert when they found a man with 30 mobiles in his cycling shorts.
The suspected pickpocket is a 34-year-old man, believed to be in a roving gang of thieves, police say.
He was stopped after rock fans alerted police, who then blocked the exits.
Extra police went to the Sum 41 concert in Amsterdam-Zuidoost after a tip-off from Belgian police. Fifty mobiles had been stolen at a Sum 41 gig in Antwerp.
It is not yet clear if the suspect – a Romanian national – had accomplices at the Canadian band’s Amsterdam concert, which took place on 21 January.
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