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Police: Suspects Punched Subway Rider’s Face, Stole iPhone

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Police said these two men are wanted for stealing an iPhone from a 21-year-old man on the A train on Oct. 24, 2011 (credit: DCPI)

Police said these two men are wanted for stealing an iPhone from a 21-year-old man on the A train on Oct. 24, 2011 (credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are investigating another subway crime.

Around 3:30 p.m. last Monday, police said one suspect punched a 21-year-old man in the face on a Manhattan-bound A train while another suspect stole the victim’s iPhone.

The suspects jumped off the train at the Euclid Avenue Station.

Police said the victim sustained minor injuries to his face.

One of the suspects is believed to be between 18 and 25-years-old, about 5’5″ and 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with light colored, black sneakers and a dark colored baseball cap

The other suspect is believed to be between 18 and 22-years-old, 5’9″ and 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a shirt with blue jeans and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  Tips can also be submitted to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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