VIDEO: Man snatches purse, phone from woman waiting for train in Brooklyn

A woman was robbed on a Brooklyn subway platform Thursday night and the suspect is still on the loose, police say.

News 12 Staff

Sep 23, 2022, 11:20 AM

Updated 658 days ago

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A woman was robbed on a Brooklyn subway platform Thursday night and the suspect is still on the loose, police say.
The robbery took place on the F train platform at West 8th Street-NY Aquarium Station.
Police say the 31-year-old woman was waiting for the train when a man approached her and snatched her purse. That's when she fell and dropped her phone.
The suspect picked up the phone and ran off with the rest of the woman's belongings.
The woman was not injured during the incident.
The suspect's whereabouts are currently unknown, but anyone with information is asked to call police.


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