Police: Man wanted in cellphone robbery at subway station

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Police say they're searching for a man wanted in connection to a cellphone robbery inside the Hunts Point Avenue subway station.

News 12 is told that the suspect approached an 18-year-old woman while she was on a southbound 6 train last Friday. That's when he grabbed her wrist and stole her cellphone before fleeing.

Police say her phone is worth $1,000.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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