Police Seek Alleged DUMBO iPhone Robber
DUMBO — Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a straphanger in DUMBO last month.
The incident happened on Nov. 21 about 9:42 p.m. at the York Street F station when the suspect grabbed the phone out of a 35-year-old man's hand and then fled, according to police.
Police described the suspect as a 25-to-35-year-old man, 6-foot-1, 180 to 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red coat and dark colored pants, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.