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Serial iPhone robber

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Police released these photos of the suspect in a string of iPhone robberies. Police released these photos of the suspect in a string of iPhone robberies.
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A serial iPhone robber has been targeting victims in Long Island City and Astoria in Queens, police said.

The thief struck at least eight times in August and September, in each case grabbing a victim's iPhone from behind and then fleeing, police said. The bandit has not injured any of the victims, the NYPD said.

The suspect has struck at least the Court Square subway station once in August and twice in September, police said. He has also targeted victims on 35th Avenue, 36th Avenue, 37th Avenue, and Broadway in a radius of a few blocks.

Police describe the suspect as about 20, 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches, with a thin build.

If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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