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Man Snatched Straphanger's Cellphone on F Train, Cops Say

By Nikhita Venugopal | April 29, 2013 12:35pm 
 Police are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a 22-year-old victim on the F train on April 2, 2013.
Police are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a 22-year-old victim on the F train on April 2, 2013.
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BOROUGH PARK — Cops are searching for a suspect who snatched a woman's cellphone on a Brooklyn-bound F train at 18th Avenue earlier this month, the NYPD said.

The suspect, described as a male in his 20's, took a cell phone from a 22-year-old woman at about 8:30 a.m. on April 2 before fleeing, cops said.

Police are asking anyone with information in regard to this incident or the identity and whereabouts of these suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 

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.