Passenger traveling on an American Airlines flight from Buenos Aires to Miami allegedly stole more than $10,000 in cash and two credit cards
Diego Sebastian Radio took the items from a two travelers sitting near to him
Radio was arrested by CBP officers when AA flight 900 landed in Miami
Flight crew said they observed 'suspicious behavior' by Radio, who 'repeatedly walked up and down the airplane aisle'
Crew also said 'for a period of time' he sat in a seat that was not his and was seen holding 'what appeared to be a female wallet'
Upon searching his backpack police found $10,732 in dollars and 14,320 in Argentine Pesos, worth about $110 together with two credit cards
Cards were in the names of the two victims - Radio faces charges of theft
A passenger who was traveling on an American Airlines flight from Buenos Aires to Miami has been arrested after allegedly stealing cash and credit cards from two passengers sitting nearby.
Diego Sebastian Radio was apprehended by U.S. Customs & Border Patrol upon arriving in the United States having been reported by the flight crew, who allege they saw him behaving suspiciously while onboard the aircraft.
The crew claim that during the nine-and-a-half hour flight from the Argentinian capital, Radio 'repeatedly walked up and down the airplane aisle' and for a portion of the journey sat in a seat which was not his own.
At the time of the alleged crimes, the flight was over international waters.
Nonetheless, the crew reported the the suspect to authorities on the ground leading to Radio's arrest upon arriving in Miami.
Radio was given a pat down upon landing and members of the flight crew were interviewed when they landed in Miami.
Upon searching Radio's backpack, authorities found $10,732 in dollars and 14,320 in Argentine Pesos, worth about $110 together with two credit cards.
The passengers involved were also asked to check if anything was missing from their carry-on luggage.
Both confirmed that crash and credit cards were missing and at least one of their wallets had been unzipped.
Court documents detail how the cards in Radio's possession matched the names of the two passengers who were also on the flight.
Following his arrest, Radio faces charges of theft.
This article originally appeared in the Daily Mail
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