Man starts punching stranger at airport then steals his cell phone

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 42-year-old man was arrested after police said he started punching another man at the Salt Lake City International Airport, then stole his phone. 

According to arresting documents, police were called to the “G” concourse after being told by several passengers that an assault was occurring.

Police located both the suspect, Victor Cossio, and the victim. 

The victim told officers that Cossio started punching him for no reason then took his cell phone and walked away. 

Several witnesses and “clear” video footage corroborated the victim’s story.

Cossio was arrested and booked into the Salt Lake City Jail on second-degree felony robbery and misdemeanor assault. 

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