Video shows robber cutting sleeping man's pants

Video released by the NYPD shows a man cutting the pants of another man sleeping in a subway car.

The incident occurred at about 2:12 a.m. on June 12 aboard an northbound 'L' train approaching Atlantic Ave.

The man is seen carefully cutting the pants in the backpocket area.

He then takes off with a cell phone and credit cards, said police.

The suspect made two transactions totalling $68.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).).

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