Police Looking for Suspect in LES iPhone Theft

By Ben Fractenberg on January 11, 2012 6:09pm 

Police are looking for this man in connection with a robbery on Clinton Street on Dec. 17, 2011.
Police are looking for this man in connection with a robbery on Clinton Street on Dec. 17, 2011.
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LOWER EAST SIDE — Police are hunting for a man who swiped an iPhone from a woman on a Lower East Side street in broad daylight, police said.

The suspect allegedly approached the 36-year-old victim on Clinton Street between Henry Street and East Broadway about 1:25 p.m. on Dec. 17 before allegedly reaching into her jacket pocket and stealing the device.

He then fled east on Henry Street, police said.

The suspect is about 18-years-old and was wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt, according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information can call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), submit tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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