The victim was riding the 1 train earlier this month when the suspect swiped her phone, police said.
A 41-year-old woman was punched and scratched by a cell phone thief on Carroll Street and Eighth Avenue.
From fake checks to phone snatches, assaults to robberies, crime is up, and location-specific.
Police said a group of teenagers stole phones from three victims in Fort Greene last week.
Days after the Craigslist caper, the suspects robbed a 17-year-old in Melrose, cops said.
Police say the suspect punched a man and stole his phone from the 163rd Street C train station.
A 52-year-old employee of Eden Flowers told police he faked a robbery to steal money from the store.
A late-night reveler had her unattended purse stolen about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, cops said.
The 76th Precinct is conducting a program called "Spot it to Secure it."
Users can donate to several organizations, including Red Hook non-profit Friends of Firefighters.
The Transit Bureau said the 108th Precinct had the highest subway crime numbers in Queens last year.
A Muslim father and daughter are suing Apple, accusing its employees of religious discrimination.
Turn Based Studios started a Kickstarter campaign for their game about surviving the zombie apocalypse.
The shop will sell customized phones made with leather, real snakeskin and gold plating.
The precinct has faced a number of iPhone thefts and robberies involving juveniles, officials say.
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