Scholar’s misplaced telephone travels 6,000 miles to Hong Kong

Student's lost phone travels 6,000 miles to Hong Kong

A pupil was left shocked after she found her misplaced telephone had travelled 6,000 miles to Hong Kong.

Lainey Fricker-Harrison misplaced her iPhone 6S throughout a buying journey at first of August.

Lainey, who research pictures at College of Huddersfield, stated she by no means anticipated it to finish up half method world wide, reviews Manchester Night Information .

Describing the day she misplaced the telephone, she stated: “I bear in mind strolling out of the Arndale and I went to take a video of some individual, it was some random man rapping. He seemed just like the Manchester rapper Aitch. It was alright. I used to be going to ship it to my pal.

“I went to place the telephone in my pocket. I do not know if it was pick-pocketed or I dropped it.”

Lainey Fricker-Harrison who found her telephone was in Hong Kong
(Picture: Manchester Night Information)

About ten minutes later, after a visit to Morrisons, she found it had gone lacking.

“I went residence and received a brand new telephone the subsequent day. It is not as if it is a priceless telephone, it is fairly outdated,” she stated.

Greater than a month later, she obtained a message from a ‘random e mail handle’ saying her misplaced telephone had been activated with a brand new sim card.

She then obtained some suspicious messages that she thinks have been a rip-off, saying her picture stream had been ‘restored’ into the telephone of ‘Mr Jack’.

Lainey logged on to Discover My iPhone and found the system was in Hong Kong, close to the border with China.


She tweeted: “CBA once I misplaced my telephone in MANCHESTER I repeat MARKET STREET MANCHESTER guess the place it’s been situated on discover my iPhone…F*****G HONG KONG can’t be f****d with all of it.”

She later stated: “I’ve by no means been to Hong Kong. I do not know a lot about Hong Kong. Nothing actually. How has it received there?

“I do not know if BBC Three would need to do a documentary, and ship me on the market, like they do with Stacey Dooley. I am going to enchantment to BBC Three.

“My pals have been like ‘what the f***’. They stated ‘that is one thing that might occur to you’. I do get in silly conditions on nights out. However I’ve by no means ended up in Hong Kong.”

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