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.
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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.
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On Jan. 24, a man followed a 17-year-old girl into her apartment building, dragged her down stairs and punched her in the face before stealing her iPhone, police said.
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After nearly 40 attacks, the pattern is pretty clear. The victim is alone with their phone in broad daylight. The victim is almost always a woman — all except for one case — and the phone is always an Apple.