Man wanted for robbing woman at M train station: NYPD

By Madina Toure

LONG ISLAND CITY—Police were searching for a man who stole a 26-year-old woman’s iPhone while they were on the M train in Long Island City on New Year’s Eve.

At about 6:10 a.m. Dec. 31, the victim was riding the northbound M train at the Court Square—23rd Street train station when a man approached her and forcibly removed her iPhone 5C, police said.

The suspect then left the train at the Court Square station and fled to an unknown location, officials said.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident, police added.

The suspect was described as a 30-year-old black man, 5-foot-10-tall, with brown eyes, straight black hair and a dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray and blue hooded jacket with the letters “KA on the back.”

No arrests have been made and the investigation was going, a police spokesman said.