PHUKET: Police arrested a former Central Festival mall security guard yesterday for stealing over two dozen phones from the mall.

Kitti Pueanrak, 23, went to the mall to watch an evening movie on October 21, said Wichit Police Deputy Superintendent Jakkrawath Boontaweekulsawas.

When the movie ended, Mr Kitti went down the escalator and slipped into the mobile phone section one floor below.