Police are searching for a man who they say snatched a straphanger’s cellphone on June 8.
The victim was waiting for an R Train on the platform of the line’s Bay Ridge Avenue station at 12:30 pm on Sunday when the fellow ran up and helped himself to the victim’s iPhone, then fled the station, police said.
Cops released a surveillance-camera photo of the suspect, described as a age 18–21, standing between 5-feet-11 and 6-feet-2, and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. The guy was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and blue sweatpants with a white stripe on the leg.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 555–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcr