Cops are looking for a suspect who swiped an iPhone from a teen boy before punching him on a Queens subway train last month.
Police are looking for a man suspected in a string of thefts at Flushing stores this month, the NYPD said.
Updated Monday, October 7, 12:24 p.m. It took cops only minutes to recover a stolen cell phone and catch the robbery suspect thanks to an iPhone tracking app. The 17-year-old victim was standing at a Corona bus stop on the Horace Harding Expressway near 99th Street around 8:45 p.m. Friday when she was robbed, said [...]
A smartphone tracking app played a key role in arresting an alleged cell phone thief within 30 minutes of the crime, police said. Jordan Osborne, 19, allegedly fled in Flushing after grabbing an iPhone 5 out of the hands of a 28-year-old woman, according to the 109th Precinct. The victim was walking on Main Street [...]
The MTA has taken some of the guess work out of catching trains with a newly-launched app. The app, named MTA Subway Time and currently only available on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches, will allow straphangers to know precisely when trains are expected to arrive at stations. For now, the service is available on seven [...]
Police are searching for a man wanted for snatching five electronic devices over the past month on trains in Queens and Brooklyn. Four cell phones and an iPad were stolen in the incidents that all occurred E, F, or R trains as they entered the station, according to police. The five victims were all women between the [...]
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As New Yorkers hit the streets with their new iPhone 5s, the NYPD is warning about the increase in Apple thefts. Data shows that between January 1 and September 23 of this year, incidents involving stolen Apple products increased 40 percent over the period from last year, exceeding the overall increase in crime. In total, there [...]
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