Police & Fire

Teen Snatches Woman’s Cellphone Out Of Her Hand In Bath Beach


BATH BEACH – The NYPD is looking for the teen seen in the below photo and surveillance video in connection to a robbery that occurred last week.


At approximately 8:30pm on Monday, October 2, in the vicinity of Harway Avenue and Bay 49 Street, police say the suspect snatched a cellphone out of a 24-year-old woman’s hand before taking off south down Harway Avenue.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, approximately 13- to 15-years-old and 5′ 2″ tall. He was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt, light-colored shorts, red sneakers, and carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regards to the above 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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