'Boy Sungkit' arrested for robbery

Posted at 01/23/2014 3:49 PM

MANILA -- A man tagged as "Boy Sungkit" was arrested in Sta. Mesa, Manila for stealing the cellphones and other gadgets of his neighbors.

The suspect, identified as Max Gamba, was called Boy Sungkit by his neighbors after he was caught with a stolen gadget and an improvised hook that he allegedly used in stealing.

Gamba admitted using the improvised hook to steal from his neighbors.

Also recovered from Gamba were padlocks, knives, cutters, money, and wallet with a mini prayer booklet.

At least three victims have filed complaints against Gamba after losing their phones and gadgets inside their homes.