Suspected Romanian phone snatchers hunted by police

Romanians Ciprian Caldararu (left) and Mihai Munteanu were arrested on suspicion of phone snatching

Romanians Ciprian Caldararu (left) and Mihai Munteanu were arrested on suspicion of phone snatching - Credit: Archant

One of the pair, thought to be behind a string of thefts across Islington, has ‘Nike’ and ‘Armani’ tattooed on his arms

Two Romanian men suspected of series of phone snatches are being hunted by police.

Mihai Munteanu 28, and Ciprian Caldararu, 20, both of Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, were stopped and arrested on March 30 on suspicion of stealing mobile phones.

The pair were released on bail but failed to return on their bail date- 7 April.

Police have now released pictures of the two in a bid to track them down.


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Munteanu is a Romanian male, 5 ft 5 ins tall, of medium build with short black hair.

Caldararu is a Romanian male, 5 ft 7 ins tall, of large build with short black hair.

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He has the word Nike tattooed to the top of his left arm and Armani on his inner, right forearm.

Anyone who knows of their whereabouts cancall 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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