Coney Island

Visually impaired man pickpocketed at Neptune Ave F station

June 20, 2024 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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CONEY ISLAND – POLICE ARE SEARCHING for an unknown suspect who, on the afternoon of Friday, June 7, approached a visually impaired man on the platform of the Neptune Avenue F train station and removed the victim’s cell phone from his pocket before fleeing the station on foot. The wanted individual had been standing on the platform holding a box of candy. He is described as male, approximately five feet and five inches, with a medium complexion, and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a red t-shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and a black book bag.

The person suspected of pickpocketing a visually impaired man at the Neptune Avenue F station. Photo courtesy of NYPD
The person suspected of pickpocketing a visually impaired man at the Neptune Avenue F station. Photo courtesy of NYPD

Anyone with information regarding this incident should 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 crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X @NYPDTips.

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