Man robbed of cell phone on A subway train near Columbus Circle

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are looking for two suspects wanted in an armed robbery on a subway near Columbus Circle.

On Feb. 13, at 12:30 p.m., police say a 26-year-old man was robbed of his cell phone while riding the "A" train.

He was approached by two men. The first man asked to use his cell phone. When the victim said "no," the suspect lifted his sweater and showed the butt of a gun. The other suspect then took the victim's iPhone 6 from his pocket.

The 2 suspects then fled the train at Columbus Circle. The victim was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.