Woman holds lost iPhone hostage for $100, police say

Woman holds lost iPhone hostage for $100, police say

January 16, 2013 Updated Jan 16, 2013 at 2:03 PM CDT

A new kind of hostage negotiation resulted in the arrest of a Florida woman, according to authorities.

According to a news release from the Charlotte County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office, a 43-year-old woman was arrested and charged with grand theft and dealing in stolen property for allegedly finding an iPhone that was left in the restroom of a Walmart store and demanding $100 from the phone's owner for its return.

Read the entire news release from the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office HERE.

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