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Thief Snatches Woman’s Cell Phone At Court Square Station

July 22, 2019, Staff Report

Police are looking for the thief who snatched a woman’s cell phone while she was waiting for the subway at Court Square station earlier this month.

According to police, the 21-year-old victim was waiting on the platform just before noon on July 2, when an unidentified man grabbed her phone and fled the station.

Police have released a video of two men that are wanted for questioning in regards to the incident.

Anyone with information about the identity of the men 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 CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Gerald

Women tend to be oblivious to their surroundings. They have an iced coffee in one hand, phone in the other, and it’s SO EASY to grab it out of their hands and run. Maybe if women took more care of their possessions and not become so easily distracted, that won’t happen as much… alas….

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jb

Another victim of De Blasio’s homeless shelter in Kew Gardens?
You think it’s too far away?
It generates incidents in stations in our area, 2 & 3 stops down.
Residents have to leave the shelter in the morning, and are allowed back for the night.
So they have all day to ride as far as they want.
De Blasio fooled Kew Gardens into thinking they were getting homeless families. In actuality, they got mostly homeless males. A number of these men are mentally ill.

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Joh Fredersen

This harkens back to the dark days of chain snatching and purse snatching. Most 20 somethings grew up in a city where crime was at its lowest-thanks to strict policing and enforcement of laws. This dirtbag mayor has intentionally ignored quality of life issues-favoring the rights of lowlives who are criminals. A phone snatching today could lead to an armed robbery then a homicide. But let’s shut down the jails and have no cash bail for these dirtbags to go right back into society to further harm others. What about the decent people who work hard that have to put up with this? That’s right they are the fools who keep electing the clowns who think nothing of their constituents.

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Burger King Millennial with Iphone

Glad this case is getting more attention than the Burger King gang case

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MRLIC

Our Police are being handcuffed by a SOFT on CRIME Mayor DeBlasio along with all the other Progressive losers especially if Tiffany Caban wins. She is a Prosecutor who won’t prosecute anyone. The ultimate plan is to close Rikers Island for Development. Crime is Down Mr. DeBlasio, keep using C.O.M.P.S.T.A.T,……….

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Spongebob

Gotta luv the diversity of Queens. Gives us a chance to be exposed to all the customs of the local inhabitants

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If diversity hurts your feelings you're in the wrong city

You sound a little too fragile for NYC. You should move to a Republican paradise like Alabama.

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ASensibleMan

You do realize, that YOU’RE the hate-filled person here with your Alabama crack.

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Welcome to NYC

Welcome to de Blasio’s New York. 3rd world city with increasing crime and manufactured stats. Keep voting democrat-rewarding criminals and screwing citizens.

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MRLIC

What does Trump have to do with Crime in NYC. We are A Hell hole democratically run City and state now (We voted Republicans out ho kept our laws sane.) We now have Democrats favoring criminals over hard working citizens. Our Socialist/Communist Mayor along with Governor Corruption Cuomo have set us back years. Progressives like DeBlasio/Cuomo/AOC and her buddy Tiffany Caban should he win, will set us back even further. Criminals will get victims name and addresses in a new aw that will stop them from testifying against heir attackers. SMART…..I think not. No cash bail for most will put them right back on the streets. Keep Voting Dumb o cratic.

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everything you said is completely false

>Socialist/Communist

Wait…is he a socialist or a communist? I’m just assuming you have no idea what those words mean.

> No cash bail for most will put them right back on the streets

Completely wrong, she proposed appearance bonds, which are 90% effective.

You also have no idea how to capitalize words.

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