Police study says snooze and lose on the subway

Manhattan's downtown skyline is muted in fog as a subway train leaves a Brooklyn station in New York , Friday Oct. 7, 2005. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

March 27, 2012 6:00:52 AM PDT
Police say more sleeping subway riders are getting robbed, and more often.

Statistics show more than 30 percent of robbery cases in February involved snoozing straphangers.

Thieves often target iPhones and other similar popular electronic devices.

Police say some tricky thieves are now using razor blades to cut victims' pockets and purses and remove the gadgets.

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