Police Seek Alleged DUMBO iPhone Robber

By Ben Fractenberg on December 6, 2012 7:03pm 

 Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a 35-year-old man at the York Street F station on Nov. 21, 2012.
Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a 35-year-old man at the York Street F station on Nov. 21, 2012.
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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.

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