It’s a growing problem that many people may not be aware of until it’s too late, most people have not memorized the contents of their cell phones.
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.
If you’re going on a trip, there are plenty of useful apps for both Apple and Android smartphones.
Jett Higham, 18, the son of a Broadway costume designer had been in Richmond, Va for six days when he was gunned down, allegedly over $4 and an iPhone.
According to police, the suspect snatched a woman’s iPhone out of her hand around 8:30 p.m. on June 19 on an uptown R train.
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.
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New York state’s attorney general asked smartphone makers on Monday to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes known as “Apple picking,” or cellphone thefts.
Police on Wednesday were searching for two men who punched another man in the eye, and stole his iPhone, on a subway train in Brooklyn.
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The incident happened around 6 p.m. Sunday on Anthony Avenue. Police said the suspect approached a 22-year-old woman from behind and grabbed the device from her hand.
We’re all familiar with the advice, “If you see something, say something,” and if police in Brooklyn see a smartphone or tablet lying in your parked car in plain view, they will be saying something to you.
Kira Talley, 36, was enjoying an afternoon of shopping with her 3-year-old son when she said a man snatched the device from the boy’s hands.
A thief cut a sleeping man’s pocket and stole his iPhone on the subway this week, but police succeeded in getting it back thanks to an anti-theft app.