Man caught on video stealing woman’s phone

Police are looking for a man caught stealing a woman's cellphone on surveillance video near the Coney Island boardwalk. 



It happened on Oct. 11, around 5 p.m. near West 25th Street.



Police say the man ran up behind the 40-year-old woman and snatched her iPhone 6 from her hand.



He is described as wearing a cap and backpack with large spikes. 



Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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