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Police Seeking Two Teens Wanted for Snatching Boy's iPhone in Chelsea

By Mary Johnson | April 4, 2012 2:54pm

MANHATTAN — Police are searching for two teens wanted for robbing a 15-year-old boy of iPhone in Chelsea.

The two suspects, described as between 15 and 18 years old, approached the young victim as he was walking westbound on West 16th Street about 2:45 p.m. on March 26, the NYPD said.

The suspects threatened the boy before snatching his iPhone and running away, police said.

One of the suspects is described as standing about 5-foot-11 with a slim build, wearing jeans, a baseball hat and a gray hooded sweatshirt, police said.

The other suspect is described as standing 5-foot-6, wearing a dark blue puffy jacket and dark jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.