WANTED: Grand Larceny (Manhattan)

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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two individuals depicted in the photo in connection to a Grand Larceny incident which occurred within the confines of the 5th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Monday, February 8, 2016 at approximately 8:06 a.m. on the southbound #5 train in the vicinity of Centre Street and Chambers Street, two individuals approached a 27-year-old female who was seated on the train.  One of the individuals grabbed a cellphone from her hand and both fled on foot. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.