LONG ISLAND CITY — Police were looking for a man they said has been committing a string of robberies against female passengers while on the No. 7 train.
In all of the instances, the suspect, described as a 5-foot-7-inch black man in his 20s, waited for the train to open after it came to a stop and took the victim’s cell phones before fleeing, investigators said.
The first incident took place around 1:40 p.m. Aug. 25, when the train was at the 45th Road-Jackson Avenue stop, police said. Five days later, he allegedly robbed another woman while at 52nd Street-Roosevelt Avenue around 5:45 p.m., according to investigators.
He robbed another woman at that same location Sept. 7 around 12:15 p.m., police said.
During two of the incidents, he was seen wearing a white tank top, black shorts and a white do-rag, according to investigators.
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