Travis County Sheriff's Detectives investigating theft of cell phone

Travis County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the theft of a cell phone that occurred at the Good Luck Grill, 14605 North FM 973, in Manor.

On January 29, 2016 at about 3:50 PM the victim left her phone on a table near the front door. A family of four entered the restaurant.

Surveillance video shows the family going to a booth and while the father leaves the room the oldest son talks to his mother and then goes to the front table and takes the phone.

The video shows that the mother knew what the boy was doing and does nothing to stop him from taking the phone.

The father returns and they all watch as the victim is looking for her phone. When the victim leaves the room they walk out of the restaurant without ordering.

The family is described as a Hispanic man and woman with two boys, about 10 and 2 years of age.

Anyone who knows the identity of the suspects in this case is asked to contact Detective Chris Orton at 512-854-7411 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS (512-472-8477).


In the first minute of the video, you see a girl pop up in the far table by the glass doors.

2:40, the girl walks away from the table and leaves her cell phone at the table.

2:50 a family of 4 enters the business. You see that the boy notices the cell phone left at the table.  When the family sits down, the father goes to the restroom. It looks like the boy talks with his mother, than walks over to the table where the cell phone is, grabs it, then goes back to his table. His mother seems to know about the boys actions.

4:30 the girls comes back to table and is looking for her phone. She walks around the place looking for her phone.

5:35 the girl uses the business phone to call her cell phone, still can't find it.

6:30 the family leaves the business and drives away.

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