Man Pickpocketed During Prayer in Harlem Mosque: NYPD

A man was pickpocketed while he was praying inside a Harlem mosque Saturday afternoon, police said.

The suspect entered the mosque near East 127th Street and Third Avenue at around 4:30 p.m., where he robbed the 23-year-old victim of his iPhone, credit cards and other personal items, authorities said. He then fled the scene.

The suspect was last seen wearing a white baseball hat, white sneakers, a blue jacket and blue jeans. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident should call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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