With iPhone theft rates on the rise, the NYPD has been trying different tactics to slow the rash of robberies. Today, they’ve released a video of one such suspect, wanted for snatching an iPhone from a seated female passenger on the F train at 9th Street and 4th Avenue at around 8:10 p.m. on April 28.
The suspect is described as a black female with long braided hair under a green baseball cap. She stands around 5’6″ to 5’8″ feet tall and was last seen wearing blue jeans, black sneakers, and a dark waist-length jacket.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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.
All calls are strictly confidential.