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Man Snatches Woman’s Cell Phone Outside Flushing Store: NYPD


Nov. 19, 2019 By Allie Griffin

A woman’s cell phone was snatched from her hands in Flushing earlier this month, according to police.

A 48-year-old woman was standing in front of a T-Mobile store, located at 136-16 Roosevelt Ave., at around 8:30 p.m. Nov. 1 when a man grabbed her phone from her bag and fled southbound on Main Street, police said.

The woman chased after him, but lost sight of him on 40th Road, cops said.

Police have released a photo of the suspect.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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What happened on Main St. on Wed. night? Plenty of police cars & ambulance? There was a terrible smell in the air – was there some kind of environmental problem?


So many robberies in Flushing within 1-2 months.. What is 109 Precinct doing?!!?? The precinct is like a few blocks away. Flushing is turning to the Wild Wild West


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