The suspect was arrested in Oshodi area of Lagos.

18 year old Emmanuel Alowonle was captured on CCTV camera stealing from a commuter’s handbag on the pedestrian walkway.

The mobile CCTV camera was parading Oshodi when it sited Emmanuel in the crowd picking from a passers-by’s handbag.

The suspect, who said he is from Ondo State, told the police that he came to Lagos about two years ago and worked as a bus conductor in the area.

The camera is operated by the Police's Rapid Response Squad and managed by the Lagos State Response Unit (LRU).

Confirming the development, the Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent Olarinde Famous-Cole, said the suspect has been charged and handed over to the security task force for further investigation.

He is expected to be charged to court on Monday.