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Bad Apple: iPhone Robber in Morningside Heights


The punk in this unusually sharp surveillance photo is the suspect in a mugging and robbery in broad daylight on January 15 at 113th Street and Broadway, in Morningside Heights.

At about 1:15 p.m that afternoon, cops say, this scumbag, dressed as he is in this photo, tackled a 21-year-old guy, kicked him, and swiped his iPhone and wallet, before fleeing down West 113th.

Cops say he’s about 6-0. As you can see, the jerk is in his 20s and looks reasonably stylish. Note the gray sweatpants with the word “CALI” on the left leg. Tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips at or text info to 274637 (CRIMES), entering TIP577.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 31, 2011


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