Harlem iPhone Subway Snatcher Escapes In Harlem

July 13, 2017

The NYPD is trying to identify a man accused of snatching a cellphone from a subway passengers hands in a Harlem train station, police told sources.

The 24-year-old victim was standing in and A train stopped inside the West 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue station when he was approached by an unidentified man, police told source. The man grabbed the victim’s iPhone 7 and ran off the train, police said.

Security cameras captured a photo of the suspect as he was running out of the train station, police said. The suspect is in his 20s, stands around 5-foot-5 and has short hair, police told source. The suspect was wearing a white shirt with a Nike logo, blue shorts and gray sneakers during the theft.

The victim was not physically injured during the robbery, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) y 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) para Español.


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