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Video: Police unveil identity of candy vendor who stole blind man’s phone at Coney Island

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In a heart-wrenching incident at a Coney Island subway station, a candy vendor brazenly stole a cellphone from a visually impaired man last Friday afternoon.

The New York City Police Department has released video footage of the suspect and is appealing to the public for assistance.

The 58-year-old victim was standing on the platform at the Neptune Avenue F stop when the unexpected theft occurred.

Watch the footage of the suspect here.

According to police, a man selling candy from a box approached the blind man and, under the guise of offering sweets, swiftly snatched the cellphone from the victim’s pocket.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot, leaving the victim helpless and in shock. The police are now urging anyone with information about the crime or the identity of the suspect to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

This incident has sparked outrage among the community, highlighting the vulnerability of disabled individuals in public spaces. Authorities are working diligently to apprehend the suspect and ensure justice is served..

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