Police release images in hair-pull iPhone robbery

March 9, 2012 4:33:26 AM PST
Police in Manhattan are searching for the woman accused stealing another woman's iPhone while she was talking on it.

The NYPD released surveillance photos of the suspect, who police say attacked the 20-year-old on 113th Street in Morningside Heights around 2 p.m. on February 24.

She allegedly pulled the victim's hair, grabbed the iPhone from her hand and ran away.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic woman in her mid-20s, wearing blue jeans, a tan jacket and carrying a multicolored handbag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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