Harlem iPhone Subway Snatcher Escapes In Harlem

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.


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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.

Photo by NYPD

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