A 30-year-old woman walking north
on Church St. had her $1,200 iPhone
XS snatched right out of her hand near
the northwest corner of Reade and
Church Sts. around 6:35 p.m. on Wed.,
Feb. 13, police said.
The thief is described as being a
black male with short hair braids, and
standing around 5-feet-7-inches tall
and weighing 150 pounds.
A 31-year-old man was slashed on
the Brooklyn-bound A train platform
at the Fulton St. station around 1 a.m.
on Tues., Feb. 5, police said.
The slasher reportedly began arguing
with the victim after the latter accidentally
bumped into a woman on
the platform. This eventually led to
Tyrik Webster, 18, allegedly pulling out
a green razor and slashing the other
man’s right cheek.
Webster was arrested later that day
for the incident.
The Abercrombie and Fitch store at
199 Water St. was robbed Sun., Feb.
10, around 1:45 p.m. when two women
reportedly stole 14 bottles of cologne.
Police said the pair stashed a total of
$1,544 worth of cologne inside brown
paper bags before walking out of the
The fi rst woman is described as
black with short, straight black hair
and wearing blue jeans, brown shoes
and a brown coat.
The second suspect is described being
black with straight hair and wearing
There was a robbery at the World
Trade Center Apple Store around 2:30
p.m. Sat., Feb. 16, but police were able
to recover the goods.
Police said a man and a woman
walked into the place and removed two
iPhone XS Maxes that were on display
on the fi rst fl oor, then fl ed toward
Brookfi eld Place.
Offi cers were able to recover the two
iPhones, valued at $1,100 a piece, but
not the robbers.
The male suspect is described as
Police say this guy snatched a
woman’s cell phone right out of
her hand at Church and Reade
black and roughly 30 years old, 5-feet-8
-inches tall and 215 pounds with short,
black hair. He was last seen wearing a
blue sweatshirt, red track pants, black
sneakers and sunglasses.
His female sidekick is believed to be
a black and also roughly 30 years old,
5-feet-5-inches tall with black hair.
A 22-year-old man told police that
a driver who was taking him to M1-5
Lounge at 52 Walker St. in Tribeca on
Jan. 20 swapped his debit card with
After dropping his fare’s TD Bank
debit card, the driver reportedly handed
him back a different TD Bank card.
The passenger did not realize the card
had another name on it until it was declined
at M1-5. He also reported that
$700 worth of unauthorized charges
were made on his card prior to his canceling
4 February 21 - March 6, 2019 DEX Schneps Media