A pregnant woman was shoved to the ground during a cell phone robbery that began on a D train in the Bronx last month.
The incident occurred on December 20th, at around 6 p.m. The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was on a northbound D train at the Grand Concourse and East Tremont Avenue subway station when, according to the NYPD, a male individual "grabbed... [her] cell phone and tried to run off the train. When the victim struggled to maintain possession of her cell phone the individual shoved her into a pillar on the platform. The victim fell to the ground and let go of her cell phone; the individual fled to the street area."
The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital as a precaution. The suspect was described as being about 25 years old and was last seen wearing a black and gray hooded jacket and light blue jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.