BRONX, NY (PIX11)—Police say subway riders need to protect more than their iPhones, thieves are targeting a new electronic item, expensive headphones. Specifically, Beats by Dr. Dre, which are coveted for their ability to block out all surrounding noise.
On Friday, May 4th police said one man found out the hard way that his headphones were a hot item.
The suspect fled northbound on the no. 4 train. The victim was treated for non life threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as 25-year old, 5 foot 8 and 210 to 240 pounds. Last seen wearing a navy blue polo shirt, blue denim jeans and blue Nike sneakers with white lacing.