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New York thief wrestles cell phone store employee: video

A thief fought with a Brooklyn cellphone store employee to snatch her loot, disrupting new video broadcasts.

The suspect approached a 27-year-old female worker inside Simple Mobile Solutions on East 16th Street near Quentin Road in Midwood around 11:45 a.m. Sunday, cops said.

Footage released later on Sunday shows the suspect talking at length with the worker before going behind the counter and slamming her to the ground in an attempt to snatch a cellphone and earphones from her.

The suspect approached a 27-year-old worker inside Simple Mobile Solutions on East 16th Street near Quentin Road in Midwood.
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Images of the attack
Footage released later Sunday shows the suspect talking at length with the worker before moving behind the counter and tackling her to the ground.
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The police have not yet arrested the attacker.
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The store employee reported no serious injuries.
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The assailant fled with the items and ran into the East 16th Street B and Q station.
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Images of the attack
A thief fought with an employee of a Brooklyn cell phone store to snatch her loot.
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He fled with the items and rushed into the East 16th Street B and Q station, police said.

The worker reported no injuries.

The police are still looking for the thief.