Sept. 2, 2020 By Christian Murray
The police have released video of an alleged thief who robbed a man of his cellphone and then grabbed the victim by the neck on Steinway Street last month.
The suspect allegedly got into the traffic dispute in front of 30-90 Steinway St. on Saturday, Aug. 1 at around 11:45 a.m. The thief then approached the victim’s vehicle and took the man’s iPhone10.
When the victim confronted the suspect, the suspect grabbed him by the neck. The suspect then fled the vicinity in a white Chevrolet Camaro with the phone. The victim refused medical attention.
The police have released a photo and video of the incident.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.