WANTED: Robbery (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 13 Precinct/Transit District 4. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Saturday September 30, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m. inside of the Union Square “Q” subway station, one individual snatched the 25 year-old female victim’s cell phone from her hand and ran out of the station. A second individual prevented the victim from chasing after the first by blocking her path. This second individual was apprehended on scene by responding Officers.

 The outstanding individual is a:

  •  Male, black; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, blue jeans and black sneakers.

 Arrested:

15 year-old male from the Bronx

 Charges:

Grand Larceny

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.