“City students have become victims of a rash of vicious iPod muggings and a spike in larcenies at schools. One South Brooklyn transit officer, who asked not to be identified, said his district has seen a near doubling of student iPod robberies on the subways in recent months,” David Andreatta and Murray Weiss report for The New York Post.
“Police said the white iPod headphones, which seem to be pumping tunes into the ears of every other youngster on the street these days, are alerting would-be thieves to the presence of the tiny but big-bucks music players,” Andreatta and Weiss report. “Police said that students interested in engraving their iPods or other valuable items could visit a transit district office and have them etched.”
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MacDailyNews Take: iPod case makers should introduce a line of faux Dell DJ iPod cases. You know, like those fake labels that make a can of beer look like a can of soda.