Police are searching for a man wanted for swiping a cellphone on the F train last month.
The suspect removed a 69-year-old male victim’s phone on Friday, April 17, at 4:30pm at the McDonald Avenue and 18th Avenue station, cops said. He then got off the train and fled in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a black or hispanic male, approximately 6 feet, 2 inches, 160 to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue hooded sweatshirt, black sneakers, and a black bandana on his head.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All calls are kept confidential.