Feb. 19, 2020 By Allie Griffin
A teenage boy’s phone was stolen while he was waiting on the Union Turnpike – Kew Gardens subway platform last week.
The teen, 18, was waiting on the southbound E train platform at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10 when a man snatched his cell phone and fled, police said.
When the victim tried to chase after the man who took his phone, a second man stopped him and threatened to harm him, according to police.
Both men fled in an unknown direction with the phone.
Police have released video footage of the suspects.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).