Punk steals cell phone from 62-year-old woman on south Bronx street

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Police are looking for a teenager that robbed a 62-year-old woman in broad daylight on a south Bronx street last March.

The boy approached the woman within the confines of the 42nd Precinct while she was using her cell phone outside of a commercial strip. According to police, the incident took place by 961 Washington Ave. at about 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27.

He then snatched the phone from her hand and fled on foot to whereabouts unknown.

Police describe the boy as being in his teens and was wearing a black sweatshirt and pants.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are strictly confidential.

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