WATCH: Man cuts victim's pants to steal phone, credit cards on subway

Andrew Weber
June 18, 2019 - 10:47 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are looking for a criminal who couldn't bother with traditional pick-pocketing techniques on the subway last week.

The suspect cut right through the pants of the sleeping victim on the L train approaching Atlantic Avenue, taking credit cards and the victim's cell phone.

The man fled to another part of the train after the alleged theft.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, June 12.

Police ask the public to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) with any relevant information.

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