Last week, a man was robbed of his cellphone at the Fourth Avenue/9th Street subway station in Brooklyn. According to police, the suspect approached the 46-year-old man around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25 and grabbed his phone. What cops didn't mention was that the thief was wearing an red hoodie with Elmo on it—but at least they released a video showing him jumping a turnstile.

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The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s, around 6'. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.