WATCH: Police seek Sunset phone-snatcher

Cops are searching for a suspect in a phone-snatching that took place in Sunset Park on Sunday, April 9 around noon.

According to the police, it was then that the perp grabbed an iPhone out of the hand of a 17-year-old girl near 55th Street and Eighth Avenue, in the 72nd Precinct, taking off with it in an unknown direction.

Cops describe the suspect as a Hispanic man between 18 and 25 years old, with a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, dark pants and gray sneakers.

The victim was not injured in the incident.

Anyone with information with respect to it is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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