A thief snatched a straphanger’s phone and doused him with what appeared to be pepper spray on a Manhattan train, cops said.
The adult male passenger was on a northbound 7 train near the 34th Street-Hudson Yards station around 11 p.m. Thursday when another man approached, grabbed his phone and squirted the pepper spray-like material in his face, authorities said.
The suspect, described as in his 20s, fled after the robbery.
The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital for irritation to his eye.
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