Cops: Man steals cell from woman sitting on curb

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Nassau County police are looking for a man who struck a woman early Wednesday in Franklin Square before stealing her cellphone.

Police said the victim, 40, was seated on the curb at about 7:45 a.m. in front of a Franklin Avenue residence, with her cellphone on the ground and her hand covering it.

A man came up from behind, struck her, took the phone and ran away, police said.

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The woman was not injured, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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