Suspect arrested in January iPhone robbery
Tyrell J. Edwards, 22, of 55 Henry St., was arrested on charges of third-degree robbery and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.
Edwards engaged the woman in conversation as she walked on West Roosevelt Avenue, then he grabbed her iPhone from her hand, police said.
After a short struggle, the suspect ran off west on West Roosevelt Avenue, police said.
No injuries were reported, police said.