Armed Robbers Steal iPhones on Upper East Side: Cops

The two work as a pair, one as a lookout while the other steals the phone

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011  |  Updated 9:44 PM EDT
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Cops Seek Armed iPhone Robbers on UES

NBC New York

Surveillance video still of suspect in iPhone robberies on Upper East Side

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Police are searching for two men in a series of iPhone robberies on the Upper East Side.

The men work as a team, one a lookout while the other approaches victims and forcibly steals the phones from them while brandishing a handgun, according to police.

The suspects stole iPhones from a 47-year-old woman at Madison Avenue and 70th Street on Nov. 24; a 36-year-old man at 930 Madison on Nov. 26; and a 22-year-old woman near 154 East 70th St. on Dec. 3, police said.

No one was hurt in any of the incidents.

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

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