Alleged iPhone thief nabbed thanks to app

October 8, 2011 2:43:29 PM PDT
Police say they've nabbed an iPhone thief thanks to an app that snapped his picture and e-mailed it to the phone's owner.

The iPhone was stolen from a woman in Ozone Park, Queens on Monday.

The iPhone had an app on it called iGotYa and police say it took a picture when the thief tried to use the phone; sending it to the victim.

Officers recognized the man and arrested him on Friday.

He's been identified as Brian Chattoo, 23, of Queens.