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Police looking for man who allegedly robbed woman near Court Square station

Suspect (NYPD)

Suspect (NYPD)

Jan. 19, 2016 Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a woman’s cell phone while riding the M train near the Court Square-23rd Street station on New Year’s Eve.

The 26-year-old woman was on the northbound M train at about 6:10 am on Dec. 31 when the suspect approached her and grabbed her iPhone 5c.  The suspect allegedly fled the train at the Court Square-23rd Street, station according to the NYPD.

There were no injuries.

Police described the suspect as a male, black, approximately 30-years-old, 5’10 tall, with brown eyes, straight black hair and dark complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray and blue hooded jacket with the letters “LA” on the back.

The NYPD has released two surveillance photos of the suspect taken from the Court Square subway station.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.




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