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Pedestrian’s iPhone swiped in Astoria: Cops

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ASTORIA — The New York Police Department was seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection to a grand larceny, which took place within the 114th Precinct.

According to police, a black male suspect grabbed an iPhone from a victim and fled the scene around 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 near 30th Street and 36th Avenue in Astoria. Police said the suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark blue shirt and a Colorado Rockies baseball hat.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, by submitting tips online at or by texting tips to 274637 and entering TIP577.

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