Thief on the Lam in Cobble Hill


Cops say that a cell phone thief is on the loose in Cobble Hill, and they want your help finding him.

Police say that the suspected perp, pictured here, went up to a woman in front of 207 Clinton Street on Dec. 17, snatched her phone out of her pocket, then fled east, onto Henry Street.

The 36-year-old woman has described the man as a black male and said that he looks about 18-years-old. She also tells cops that he was wearing a gray hoodie.

Know this guy? If you’ve got any info, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also visit Crime Stoppers’ website at or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.