Photo courtesy of the NYPD
Cops are looking for a thief who swiped a woman’s cellphone while riding the train in Chelsea.
According to police, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 2 a 27-year-old woman was on a southbound 1 train inside the 28th Street subway station when she was approached by an unknown individual. The suspect proceed to snatch the woman’s phone from her hand and threatened to punch her in the face.
The suspect then fled the subway station in an unknown direction.
The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect:
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.