May 27, 2012 By Christian Murray
A Sunnyside woman was robbed Tuesday evening by a man who snatched her iPhone Tuesday evening and fled, according to police.
The 38-year-old female was walking and talking on her iPhone at about 6:15 pm in Sunnyside Gardens when a man came up from behind her ripped it from her ear. The incident occurred on the south-east corner of Skillman Ave. and 44th Street, according to police.
According to sources, the man fled down 44th Street and ran through an alley toward 45th Street. While the victim sought help from residents in apprehending the perpetrator it was to no avail.
The perpetrator was described as a male Hispanic, according to police.
IPods, laptops and cell phones are among the most common items stolen by criminals in New York City, according to the police.