WANTED: Thug Shoves Woman, Steals Phone In Coney Island (Photo)

Police officers from the 60th Precinct are asking the public for help finding the above pictured man, sought as a suspect in an assault and robbery in Coney Island on Monday afternoon.

According to police, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the man, described as a black male, 17 years old, approximately 5′ 5″ and 130 lbs, shoved a woman and took her phone. The incident occurred at 2715 Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island.

A video of the suspect can be seen here.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers. All callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-577-TIPS, via the website, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.


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