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NYPD: Suspect Stole Woman's Wallet, iPhone During Blind Date

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of ripping off a woman during a blind date in Manhattan.

The 50-year-old victim told police the suspect, whom she met online, stole her wallet and iPhone after they met at a bar on the Lower East Side on March 9.

Police said when they parted ways at a subway station at Second Avenue and East Houston Street, the woman discovered the items missing.

The man, whose first name is possibly "Hayden," is described as being 25- to 30-years-old.

Police said he is 6'1" tall and about 165 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips on the Crimestoppers' website and or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

Do you use online dating services? Do you generally trust the people you meet on them?


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