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(B.Post)Councillor Jon Rogers 'mobile phone stolen after collision

Thursday 28 February 2013

Councillor Jon Rogers' mobile phone was stolen while on phone to police after collision

A councillor had his mobile phone stolen while reporting an incident to police. Jon Rogers, the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats in Bristol, was involved in a collision while on his bike and his phone was taken while he was contacting police, he said on Twitter last night.

In response to reports on the social networking site that Dr Rogers, who represents Ashley ward, had been knocked off his bike, he set the record straight. He said: 'Not knocked off my bike, but in collision. Mobile stolen while on phone to police. A little shaken, but otherwise OK.'


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