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Police Seeking Suspect in Franklin Avenue Subway Robbery

Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and obtaining the whereabouts of a suspect wanted for a robbery at the Franklin Avenue subway station.

According to police reports, on Sunday, July 1, at approximately 4:40 p.m., a 42-year-old woman was robbed while waiting for the downtown C train at the Franklin Avenue station.

The woman says she was standing on the platform when a man unknown to her, described as a black male wearing a white t-shirt, light-blue jeans and white sneakers, approached her from behind, removed her wallet and then fled across the train tracks to the opposite platform before boarding the uptown-bond C train.

Cameras caught the suspect (attached), and police currently are seeking his whereabouts.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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