A woman was walking to her home near 50th Street and 43rd Avenue when the two suspects approached her from behind, police said. They proceeded to grab her around her neck and take her iPhone before throwing her to the ground and leaving the scene, according to officials.
The victim has minor injuries to both her neck and shoulder, the NYPD confirmed.
The NYPD believes that both suspects are Hispanic, between ages 15-20 and roughly five-foot-seven tall.
If anyone has information in regard to this incident, they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit their website here.
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