Key Words: Larceny, section 117 Crimes Act 1900 – stolen mobile phone – froyo kiosk
The victim was an employee at a froyo kiosk in a shopping mall food court. When the victim turned around to make an order, someone allegedly leaned over the counter and took her mobile phone. HS was identified from CCTV footage and taken into police custody.
The court accepted that the prosecution had not made out a prima facie case. The charge against HS was dismissed.