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Phoenix police searching for man suspected of stealing cell phone on light rail

The light rail station at Central Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix. (Photo: Google Maps)

PHOENIX — Police in Phoenix are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing a woman of her cell phone during an early-morning light rail ride in August.

Male suspect in cell phone robbery (Photo: Silent Witness)

Male suspect in cell phone robbery (Photo: Silent Witness)

The suspect, described as a Hispanic or Native American male between 30- and 40-years-old, was riding the light rail near Central Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix on Aug. 14.

Police said he allegedly stood up behind the 17-year-old female victim and grabbed her cell phone.

The man, who was wearing a black shirt and tan shorts at the time, pushed the woman to the ground after she attempted to take back the phone and fled the scene with it.

Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Silent Witness at 480-W-I-T-N-E-S-S or leave an anonymous tip on its website.

 

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