A man carrying 300 iPhones, worth some $95,000, was beaten and robbed near Apple Fifth Avenue early Monday morning, NYC police said.
The 27-year-old victim was targeted moments after he left Apple’s 24-hour New York flagship at E. 58th Street.
The victim regularly makes large purchases from Apple, as he resells the phones through his small business, according to police.
A store clerk put the phones—300 iPhone 13s—in three large bags around 1:45 a.m.
As the victim was walking to his car, another car pulled up alongside him. Two men jumped out of the car and demanded the bags, police said.
The victim put up a fight, sparking a struggle in which he was punched in the nose.
The bag contained 125 iPhones worth $95,000, according to police.
MacDailyNews Take: Seems like the thieves knew what was in the bags. Hopefully, police can track them down.
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