Caught On Camera: NYPD Transit Officer Chases Down Teenager Accused Of Stealing Cell Phone On Subway

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD transit officer was caught on camera chasing after a teenager accused of stealing a cell phone on a subway in Brooklyn.

The officer was on a train with his body camera rolling when the 15-year-old suspect started running Thursday afternoon.

“You guys are f#€kin’ fast!”#WATCH as a teen who snatched a phone from a straphanger tries to bolt from @NYPDtransit cops. The suspect thought he’d outrun one of NY’s Finest — and fastest — but the veteran officer quickly made the arrest.

NYPD is always here for New Yorkers.

— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 8, 2021

The officer took off after him, chasing him all the way onto the street before taking him into custody.

The boy is now charged with grand larceny.

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