Woman goes after 7 train robbers

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A woman riding the 7 train in Queens last month ran after a pair of robbers when they nabbed her phone from her hand, according to police.

The 35-year-old victim was traveling southbound, near the Junction Boulevard station, at 1:50 p.m. on Aug. 22 when the suspects took her Galaxy S6 phone and fled the train, cops said.

The victim chased after the suspects and after catching up with them, grabbed one. According to authorities, the suspects then pushed the woman down the station steps and escaped.

The woman was removed to Elmhurst Hospital where she was treated for an injured elbow.

Police have released video footage of the two suspects showing them fleeing the station.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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