iPhones are iRresistible: Police released surveillance photos of three people suspected of terrorizing subway riders on the N and R lines by stealing iPhones. Apparently the trio are believed to be behind at least nine robberies since December, with the most recent being on February 8.
According to NY1, “The men have been targeting riders at the 36th and 39th Avenue stations in Long Island City, the Prince Street Station in SoHo and the 23rd Street stop in Flatiron.” At times, more than one iPhone-carrying subway riders was targeted on the same train.
Police say the suspects are in their 20’s and between 5’10” and six feet tall, weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by