News David Kim, off-duty NYPD officer, arrests teen thief at Lexington Ave. subway station, police say An off-duty officer heard a teen scream, "Someone please help me" at the northbound N, Q, R platform and rushed to help. Photo Credit: Heath Brandon via Flickr By Melissa Kravitz email@example.com Updated January 14, 2016 2:19 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email An off-duty police officer on Wednesday rushed to help a teen whose phone had been stolen at a Manhattan subway platform, the NYPD said. Police said off-duty NYPD officer David Kim was at the Lexington Avenue and 59th Street N, Q, R northbound platform just before 6 p.m. when he heard a girl scream, "Someone please help me." Cops said that the officer rushed to help the 14-year-old female victim, whose iPhone 6 had just been stolen. The alleged thief, a 16-year-old girl, then threatened to push Kim onto the tracks when he interfered, according to police. recommended reading Major crime in NYC by borough The NYPD said that Kim announced that he was a cop and called 911, though the teenage suspect fought back and attempted to flee. The 16-year-old was subsequently arrested and charged with robbery and menacing, police said. The iPhone 6 was recovered at the scene, cops said. By Melissa Kravitz firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.