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Boro pickpocket caught on No. 7 train: Cops

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TIMES SQUARE — Police said they arrested a Kew Gardens man on charges of picking the pockets of a sleeping No. 7 train passenger in Times Square.

Officers observed 22-year-old Enemou Chukwudike, of 130-13 Jamaica Ave., sit down next to a sleeping passenger Saturday at a stationary No. 7 train, police said.

Chukwudike allegedly put his hand in the passenger’s pockets several times and then left the train, according to the cops.

Police said that when he was arrested, he had both an iPhone and a credit card that did not belong to him as well as some razor blades.

He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and jostling, police said.

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