Man assaults teen, robs her of $1 at Upper West Side subway station: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they said attacked and robbed a teen girl of $1 at an Upper West Side subway station last month.

As the 15-year-old girl entered the West 96th Street B/C station around 10 a.m. March 1, police said she was approached by a man who demanded her cellphone and other personal property.

Police said the man told the teen, “Give me your phone, give me everything you have.” He assaulted her, striking the teen’s head against a wall.

The man then fled on foot with $1 he stole from the girl’s jacket, according to the NYPD.

Police released surveillance footage of the suspect. Anyone with information about assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.

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