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Conor McGregor charged with robbery over fan phone incident

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The Irish fighter was arrested in Florida.

Conor McGregor File Photo

Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been charged by police after allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone.

Miami Beach Police said McGregor slapped the victim’s phone out of his hands and “stomped on it several times” after the man attempted to take a picture of the MMA star.

The report added: “The defendant then picked up the victim’s phone and walked away with it”.

Conor McGregor who has been charged with strong arm robbery and criminal mischief. (Miami Beach Police/PA Wire)

The victim, a 22-year-old from Slough, said the phone was worth around 1,000 dollars (£755).

McGregor has been charged with “strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief” after the incident outside the Fontainebleau Hotel on March 11.

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