• Brazen thief cuts hole in sleeping man's pocket, robs him on New York subway

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    BROOKLYN, N.Y. - A brazen thief was caught on a security camera robbing a sleeping passenger on a New York City subway train early Sunday morning, according to news reports.

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    The robber cut a hole in the 28-year-old man’s pants on a northbound L train and took his phone and credit cards, WABC-TV reported.

    He later used the cards on $68 worth of purchases.

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    Police are searching for the thief and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

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