Biggins 'violated' by phone theft | Mobile grabbed in a London street

Biggins 'violated' by phone theft

Mobile grabbed in a London street

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Christopher Biggins has told how he had his phone snatched by a cyclist as he waited for a taxi.

The I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here star said the experience was ‘terrifying’ and left him feeling ‘violated’.

Talking on BBC Wiltshire, where he is today taking over the station as guest editor, he explained that it happened just after he left a swanky restaurant in Covent Garden in London, on Wednesday night.

‘I walked down to Charing Cross Road to get an Uber at quarter to midnight and I was on my phone,’  he said.

‘I was looking down toward Trafalgar Square and I was seeing how far away he was and suddenly a hooded cyclist came by and stole my phone – just took it out of my hand. It was such a violation.

‘I shouted very loudly but he got away’

The 70-year-old said talking to insurers the next day made him feel a little better because one of them asked: ‘Is that the real Mr Biggins?’

Published: 5 Apr 2019

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