iPhone taken from blind man at Keizer bus stop

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by Associated Press

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Posted on August 6, 2013 at 8:32 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 6 at 8:32 AM

SALEM, Ore. -- A blind man who had his iPhone taken out of his hand last week at a Keizer bus stop says he's received support, including an offer of a replacement.

The Statesman Journal reports Joshua Bowen has already replaced the phone which he needs to navigate. The 29-year-old has been blind since birth and works as a teacher with the Oregon Commission for the Blind.

He teaches other blind people how to use iPhone applications. Bowen is telling anyone with smart phones they could be a target of thieves.

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