Phone snatching caught on camera in Sunset Park

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Police say the hunt is on for a phone snatcher in Sunset Park.

Officials say the victim was not hurt, but the suspect took off with her iPhone 6 Plus.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the incident that happened last Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. in front of 4503 8th Ave., between 45th and 46th streets.

Police say the victim, a 66-year-old woman, was walking near the address when a man came up behind her and snatched her cellphone before running away.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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