NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - 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.
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