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Woman’s Phone Snatched Out of Her Hands in Astoria While Tracking Uber Ride: NYPD

Nov. 4, 2019 By Allie Griffin

Police are looking for a thief who snatched a phone out of a woman’s hands while she was using it to track her Uber ride in Astoria last week.

The 46-year-old woman was waiting for her ride at the corner of 14th Street and 31st Avenue on Monday, Oct. 28 at 9:45 a.m. when an unidentified man passed by, grabbed her phone and fled.

The NYPD released surveillance footage of the man.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Pat Macnamara

Any word from Costa and his podium? Did AOC tweet about income inequality justifying this crime yet?

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