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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A woman discovered the identity of the person who took her phone when she posted a selfie on her Facebook wall.  Now, police say that the missing phone has been returned.

Alicia Warren tells FOX 2 that someone sold her mom’s phone Wednesday.  She got a phone call at 6:30am from a woman saying that she purchased the phone and wanted to return it.  Warren picked up her mom’s phone from the O’Fallon police department on Thursday.

Her mother, Sandy Barbee, was shopping for work supplies at an O`Fallon Sam`s Club on Tuesday night.  She found out her iPhone 5 was missing when she went to wash her hands in the bathroom. Hours later a selfie of an unknown woman showed up on Sandy`s Facebook page along with a vulgar post.

Police say no one is in custody and this is an ongoing investigation.

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    • L2

      Sad, sad, & shame on you! If you do not appreciate our President’s race which is ignorant, then understand that he should be respected as our country’s President. I am praying for your hatred to be lifted; all of you racists.

  • STLmom

    But she sure could afford those fancy nails and weave huh? Probably paid for them with all the other things she stole! So tired of seeing these selfish pieces of trash in our society. She shows no remorse. No morals. I’d bet she gets food stamps too because she “can’t find a job”.

  • Irwin Fletcher

    Someone has to know this piece of trash. I would gladly donate money to start a fund to find this trash.

  • TherealByebyetotherite

    I had dread locks kinda like hers I was the 250 pound fat pale women that dances to phish and the shawag. I was so cool

  • Cheryl CourtneyEvans (@abitchforjustic)

    While there is no excuse for this woman stealing someone’s iPhone, NEITHER is there an excuse for these obviously racist remarks about the case…as if there are NO OTHER RACES that steal. THE BIGGEST THIEVES OF ALL WERE THOSE THAT STOLE THIS COUNTRY FROM ITS NATIVES, THEN FOLLOWED THAT UP WITH STEALING WHOLE POPULATIONS…so don’t get me started. “STLMOM”, how DARE you try and connect her thievery with someone who gets food stamps, as if everyone that would get food stamps would steal…your bigotry is showing. “LSL GUY”, just two free words for you…”F**K YOU”!!

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