Police: Cellphone robbed inside East 161st Street subway station

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Police say a man stole a cellphone inside the East 161st Street subway station in Concourse Thursday.

They say a 22-year-old woman was on an escalator inside the 4-line station when a man approached her.

Police say he snatched her cellphone from her before running off.

The suspect was last seen wearing blue and grey shorts with a black long-sleeve shirt and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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