NYPD: Man snatches headphones off woman’s head on J train in Bushwick

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Police are searching for the person behind a robbery on a subway train in Bushwick.

Police tell News 12 it all happened Tuesday onboard the J train at the Gates Avenue station.

That's when they say the man snatched the headphones right off the 21-year-old woman's head and ran off.

The victim chased after him, catching up to him near the turnstiles but when she grabbed him he shoved her and got away.

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

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