Bloc Party have run in with phone thief

Over 30 fans at Reading gig get their mobiles stolen

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Bloc Party had a run-in with a mobile phone thief at their show at the Hexagon in Reading last night (February 5).

The police were called after a stream of fans reported to the venue's security that their mobile phones had gone missing.

A man was apprehended, wearing a wig, who was in possession of over 30 mobile phones.

After the concert the fans were kept back by the police and returned their stolen phones. They were then invited backstage by the band.

Bloc Party’s sold-out UK and Irish tour continues at the following venues:

Cardiff University (February 6)
Bristol Academy (7)
Exeter Great Hall (9)
Birmingham Academy (10)
Nottingham Rock City (11)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (13)
Manchester Academy (14)
Dublin Ambassador (15)
Aberdeen Music Hall (18)
Edinburgh Usher Hall (20)
Newcastle Academy (21)
Sheffield Octagon (22)

The band released their new album ‘A Weekend In The City’ yesterday (February 5).

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