Man caught on video pickpocketing at Downtown Crossing MBTA Station

A man was caught on video pickpocketing at the MBTA Downtown Crossing Station. (Photo via MBTA Transit Police)
A man was caught on video pickpocketing at the MBTA Downtown Crossing Station. (Photo via MBTA Transit Police)

The MBTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help to apprehend a man who was caught pickpocketing on video while sitting on the stairs in a T station earlier this week.

On Sunday shortly before 4p.m., the sticky-fingered thief reached into the pocket of a passenger at the Downtown Crossing MBTA Station. He was able to grab the passenger’s iPhone and $130.00 in cash.

The pickpocket is shown in the video to be a black male of medium build, measuring approximately 6’ 01’’ in height. He wore a white baseball hat, a white “Free Country” jacket over another camouflaged jacket, camouflaged pants, and a large gold colored medallion around his neck.

MBTA Transit Police Detectives are seeking the identity of the individual in the video. If you recognize this individual please contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. Anonymous tips can also be texted to 873873.

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