News Thief on L train cuts pants, steals from sleeping riders, NYPD says Police are looking for the man who has stollen from seven other men while they are sleeping on the L train. Photo Credit: NYPD By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated April 19, 2017 1:09 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man has stolen from at least seven other men while they were sleeping on the L train, police said Wednesday. The suspect cuts the pockets of the victims and takes their wallets or cellphones, police said. In the seven incidents that were reported between Feb. 18 and April 2, each occurred on the L train between midnight and 5 a.m., police said. On Wednesday, police released video surveillance of the suspect in hopes of identifying him. He is described as in his 30s, 5-foot-8 to 6 feet tall and 180 to 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue button-up shirt, a Yankees baseball hat, blue jeans and black sneakers. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.