Watch This Video of New Yorkers Trying to Nab a Subway iPhone Thief
This year, the Daily News reported that iPhone and iPad theft in New York City is up an astonishing 44 percent so far. The handheld devices, with users constantly looking down at them, are easy targets for thieves.
And, in this video from Gothamist's Ben Yakas, taken by a NYPD surveillance camera, we see one of them in hot pursuit, caught squeezing out of a turnstile at the R train stop on Canal Street.
Good Samaritans, unite!
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