NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were asking the public for help Wednesday in finding a suspect who shoved and robbed a pregnant woman at a subway station in the Bronx last month.
Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, the 20-year-old woman was on an outbound D Train at the Grand Concourse and East Tremont Avenue stop when the suspect grabbed her cellphone and tried to run off the train, police said.READ MORE: Biden Says Omicron Variant Is 'Cause For Concern, Not A Cause For Panic'
The victim struggled to maintain possession of her cellphone once both were off, and the suspect shoved her into a pillar, police said.
The victim fell to the ground and let go of her cellphone and the suspect ran off, police said.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
The victim, who is pregnant, was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital as a precaution, police said.
The suspect was described as a Hispanic male about 25 years old, who was last seen wearing a black and gray hooded jacket and light blue jeans.MORE NEWS: Reports: Mets, Max Scherzer Agree To Record 3-Year, $130 Million Deal
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.