Even though it seems everyone in the subway is engrossed in their phones nowadays, you still need to pay attention if you have yours out underground.
Police said a quick-handed thief is swiping unsuspecting young female straphangers’ cell phones right out of their grasp.
In the first incident, on Mon., June 12, around 1 p.m., a 34-year-old woman was inside the 14th Street-Union Square subway station when an unidentified male snatched her phone from her hands and fled.
Police said the same suspect, on Mon., June 26, around 12:30 p.m., targeted a 25-year-old inside the 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center subway station, grabbing her exposed phone and then hightailing it.
On Mon., July 3, around 3:30 p.m., a 35-year-old female was in the Times Square-42nd Street subway station when the same guy took her cell phone and fled, according to police.
None of the victims were injured.