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Man steals iPhone from F train passenger: NYPD

The NYPD is searching for an unidentified male suspect in connection with a grand larceny in transit.
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By Zach Gewelb

The NYPD was searching for an unidentified male suspect in connection with a grand larceny on the subway.

The victim, a 36-year-old female, was aboard a Manhattan-bound F Train May 7 around 5 p.m. looking at her iPhone, police said. When the train doors opened at the Sutphin Boulevard station, an unidentified male, who was also aboard the train, snatched the victim’s cellphone from her hand and fled the train and the subway system on foot, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Zach Gewelb by e-mail at zgewelb@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4539.

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