Bronx Thief Steals Teen Girl’s Cellphone

Published on May 08, 2013, 11:55 pm
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Cops are hunting a burly goon who held up a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint in Bronx, officials said Tuesday.

Police said the thief was videotaped creeping up behind his young victim at 3:00 p.m. April 29, 2013 along Broadway in Kingsbridge before pulling a pistol and demanding her cellphone.

The thief, described as a white male wearing a black sweatshirt, ran off with the phone, leaving the girl unharmed, officials said.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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