Police searching for Bronx subway thieves
Police are looking for a pack of serial subway thieves who have attacked and stolen from at least three victims since December, the NYPD said.
In groups of three to eight males, the suspects attack the victims at the Grand Concourse and East 175th Street subway station on the D line, punching them and stealing cell phones and money, police said.
The most recent attack was Jan. 19, when a 23-year-old woman was approached by seven males who punched her in the face, choked her then threw her down stairs after stealing her phone, according to police.
One of the suspects is described as a black male between 17 and 20 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 pounds, and last seen wearing a blue denim jacket with a horse shoe emblem and a red wool cap.
Another is described as a Hispanic male between 20 and 25 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).