Teen Accused of Stealing iPad on G Train, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg on January 16, 2013 9:55pm 

 Police are looking for this teen in connection with a robbery on the G train at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street stop on Jan. 4, 2013.
Police are looking for this teen in connection with a robbery on the G train at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street stop on Jan. 4, 2013.
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DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Police are looking for a teen they say stole an iPad out of a man's hand on the G train.

The incident happened on a southbound train at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station about 10 p.m. Jan. 4, when the suspect allegedly mugged the 41-year-old victim and then fled, police said.

The victim was not hurt, police said.

Police described the suspect as 16 to 18 years old and 5-foot-9. He was last seen wearing a dark blue coat, a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and blue sneakers, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

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