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Group of Six Steal 49-Year-Old Man’s Phone Onboard 7 Train in Corona

Robbery suspects
(NYPD)

March 22, 2021 By Allie Griffin

A group of six people surrounded a 49-year-old man onboard a 7 train last week and stole his iPhone in Corona.

Four men and two women gathered around the man on the train just before 1 a.m. on March 14. One of men pushed him into a seat, while others grabbed his iPhone 12 from his pocket, police said.

The group got off the subway at Junction Boulevard and fled with the phone. Police released photos of the suspects.

The victim wasn’t injured in the theft, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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