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Beware eye-ware thief! Cops looking for thief who stole elder straphanger’s glasses

Cops are looking for the man responsible for stealing glasses from an elderly straphanger.

According to police, on Thursday, April 27, a thief snatched eyeglasses off a 68-year-old man while he was traveling on a southbound 3 train approaching the Eastern Parkway-Brooklyn Museum subway station around 2:40 p.m.

The individual then fled out of the station in an unknown direction.

The victim was not injured. 

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. 

All calls are strictly confidential. 

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