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Prince Harry Races To Help Friend Robbed While On The Phone To Him

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Dec. 18 2011, Updated 6:13 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Quick thinking Prince Harry raced to the aid of a close friend who he overheard being robbed while talking on the phone to him!

In like a scene from a real-life crime drama, a royal spokesman confirmed that the 27-year-old royal was talking to his pal Thomas van Straubenzee as he walked along a street in London.

Harry was mid conversation when he heard a robber take his friend’s BlackBerry and the scuffle that ensued.

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Prince William's younger brother immediately got into his car and drove around the streets to find his pal.

When he couldn't, he went to a local police precinct and gave a witness statement. His friend turned up at the same time, made a safe escape.

Officers said that a cell phone was recovered and a suspect was arrested the following day.

Harry’s prompt action would have been helped by his army training.

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