VIDEO: Cops seek suspect in Sunset subway wallet grab

July 19, 2018 Editorial Staff
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By Ariama Long

Police are looking for an unidentified man in connection with a robbery inside of the 36th Street subway station. Video and photos were taken from the surrounding area.

Cops say that on Monday, July 16, at 1:18 p.m in the mezzanine area of the station, a man snatched a 35-year-old woman’s wallet out of her hand and then ran towards 37th Street. The victim’s wallet contained her I.D and about $200.

Cops described the suspect as a Black man in his 20s. He was last seen wearing a dark shirt and basketball shorts.

Anyone with information in regards 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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