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NYPD: Thief plucks cash out of man’s pockets at 52nd Street subway station

52nd Street Station

52nd Street Station

Sept. 15, 2016 Staff Report

A pickpocketer plucked cash out of the front pocket of a man at the 52nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue subway station on Tuesday, police said.

The suspect approached the 61-year-old victim from behind on the staircase at around 10:40 am and removed an undisclosed amount of cash from his front pants pocket. The alleged perpetrator then fled in an unknown direction

The individual is a male, black, approximately 25-years of age, 5’3″, 160lbs., long black hair, medium complexion, last seen wearing a black shirt, and dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

 

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Ken

Hopefully they catch the scumbag punk. if anyone sees him on the train station platform.push him front of the train.

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Still alive

Me- your misunderstanding what i said. What i meant by my comment was these punks only rob people who wont fight back. They prey on the people who are easy marks. Elderly, disabled, women, young people they can intimidate. im lucky enough that im someone who can fight back . I wish it was me and not the guy he did rob. I feel bad for him and wish i could have helped. I didnt mean to disrespect other people my age who cant defend themselves for whatever the reason wether its health reasons or its not in them to fight. Gotta say the ironman comment was funny though. Gmans right, you have to be aware, it can happen to anyone. Thx to mike, and doughboy park. You get it. As far as the other two jerks, loco and Raleigh,i hope it never happens to your parents.

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Anonymous

Smell loco and miss walter raleigh, your parents really did a horrible job bringing you up. They should be ashamed. Both of you are embarrassments. Exactly what is wrong with society today. 2 losers, no better than the thieves who rob older people.

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Gman

I’m 66 and I’m 6’3″ tall and 225lbs but I’m still careful and try to familiarize myself with my surroundings when outside.
You never know who might to take advantage of you. Be aware of the people around you.

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Mr Godfrey D. Sr. Aka stayalertstayalive

Lets talk about gentrification.. And community safety.. Vigillants but mainting friendly. Its tough out there.. And its getting here.. Anything new not necessarily for good.. The best thing to do is.. Is by keep on doing something as a good samaritan. When you see an elder which sometimes, forgets how dangerous the streets and the roads of wueens blvd. walk with them and help them cross.. Its too easy……

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Still alive

Sir walter, i may be old but this old dog can still bite. Maybe ill run into you one day and teach you some manners. Probably your son who did this

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Conor Dunphy

Tuesday night I was at the new Thai restaurant, then I went home and read a classic American travel Journal.

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Me

Why don’t you roam the streets at night and kill these fools one by one with a single punch? Mr. Iron Man, not everyone can defend themselves as good as you do, sir. Remember the bastards who punched the old guy at Chase?

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Fan of Dough Boy Park

Way to go people, piling on a guy who says he would stick up for himself. Feel better? 90% of the ” profiles” on here belong to 6 people.

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Me

From a front pocket and he plucked the cash out? Some skills on this scum.
Question: What is “medium complexion”.

Sunnyside is getting sh*tty, who is going to say STOP to this nonsense?

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Deblasio Must go

Im sure when he is caught his mother will be showing a picture of him in the cap & gown crowing that “he be a good kid” . interesting case study to see how crime will escalate as the homeless use that subway stop as the lumber their way to the shelter on queens blvd.

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