Police: Man struck by subway after cell phone store robbery in Brooklyn

SHEEPHEADS BAY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 57-year-old man was killed by a subway train after allegedly robbing a cell phone store in Brooklyn, police said.

The man was struck by a Q train at the Neck Road station in Sheepshead Bay around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the man ran onto the subway tracks while trying to flee a cell phone store worker. The worker was chasing the 57-year-old after police said he stole a phone from a nearby Metro PCS.

His identity has not been released.

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