Police: iPhone Robbery Suspect Nabbed Within 5 Minutes
HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Suffolk County Police nabbed a man minutes after they say he stole a woman’s iPhone.
According to police, Abdias Alvarez-Jolon, 22, of North Patchogue stole the device from a woman as she exercising near the running track at the Holtsville Ecology Center around 10:45 a.m. on Friday.
Police said Alvarez-Jolon threatened the woman with a knife before taking off on foot.
He was arrested by the responding officer five minutes later.
Alvarez-Jolon was charged with robbery and is due to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Saturday.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the Fifth Squad Detectives at (631) 854-8552.
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