Man In Women’s Clothing Stole iPhone

Published on February 26, 2014, 8:11 pm
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The New York Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who stole an iPhone in Bronx.

According to police, a man dressed in women’s clothing walked into the Mo Tress Wig/Hair Store located at 4200 White Plains Rd. on Monday around 5:40 p.m., took the victim’s iPhone 5S off the display counter and walked out of the store.

The victim, a 29-year-old female, is an employee of the store and the incident was caught on video surveillance, which has been released.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 5’7″ and 5’8″ tall, and has a stocky build.

He was last seen wearing a multi-colored dress with a black hooded jacket and a red hooded coat.

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

All calls are strictly confidential.


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