Subway phone snatcher beats up victim at Brooklyn station

Cops need the public’s help in finding a thief who grabbed a phone out of a Brooklyn commuter’s hands, then assaulted him after the victim tried to get the device back.

Police said the trouble began at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 9 on the Flatbush Avenue-bound 5 train platform, as a 25-year-old man used his iPhone 11 while sitting on a bench.

One of the suspects involved in a Jan. 9 robbery at the Franklin Avenue subway station on the 5 line in Brooklyn. (Photo courtesy of NYPD) Cops need the public’s help in finding a thief who grabbed a phone out of a Brooklyn commuter’s hands, then assaulted him after […]

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