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Man Snatched Woman's iPhone Aboard 7 Train, Cops Say

By Aidan Gardiner | February 13, 2013 11:30am

CORONA — Cops are looking for a man they say snatched an iPhone from a woman aboard a 7 train last week.

The train was entering the 111th Street Station on Roosevelt Avenue about 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 when the suspect grabbed the 36-year-old woman's iPhone from her hand and fled, NYPD said.

The unidentified victim didn't appear to be injured.

The suspect, who police described as about 20-years-old and 5-foot-9 with close cropped black hair was last seen wearing a letterman jacket with dark pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this grand larceny is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.