Video Catches Queens Cell Phone Robber

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    Police are searching for the man on this video, wanted for a pair of robberies in south central Queens last Tuesday, Aug. 2. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. (Published Monday, Aug 8, 2011)

    Police are searching for an accused cell phone robber in south central Queens, and have released surveillance video of the suspect.

    The man seen in the video allegedly approached two women separately at two separate subway stops along Liberty Avenue the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 2.

    He robbed one woman of her cell phone at the 88th Street stop, and the other at the Rockaway Boulevard stop, police said.

    He was wearing reading glasses at the time, said police.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com.