AN 18-year-old had her vape stolen while talking to a man outside a nightclub.

Between 11pm and 11.30pm on Friday, the woman was standing outside Cirkus nightclub on George Street with a group of friends when an unknown man approached her.

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After a quick conversation the man stole her vape and ran off towards St Michael's Street.

A member of the public ran after him and confronted him. Now police want to speak to the person who ran after him as they might have 'vital information'.

Anybody else with information should call 101 quoting 43200028042.