Man posing as messenger steals $58,000 worth of iPhones from Apple store

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man who swindled an Apple store employee out of $58,000 worth of iPhones.

Police say the suspect pretended to be a messenger at the Apple Store on West 14th Street last month and said he was there for a pickup.

An employee then handed over three boxes filled with iPhones.

Police say the suspect then took off in a white Ford van.

The NYPD describes the suspect as a male, black, 45-55 years of age, dark complexion, bald head, 5'10, 195 lbs. last seen wearing a blue shirt, black sneakers and camouflage pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)
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