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Man Beaten, Robbed in Bronx Subway Station: Cops

Thursday, May 23, 2013  |  Updated 10:05 PM EDT
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Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly woke someone in a subway station and then robbed and assaulted him.

Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly woke someone in a subway station and then robbed and assaulted him.

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Police are searching for two men who allegedly assaulted and robbed a man in a Bronx subway station.

The NYPD released surveillance video showing the suspects walk by the victim, who was asleep in the Buhre Avenue station on the 6 line in Pelham Bay at around 2 a.m. on Saturday.

Police said the men awoke the victim, led him out of view of the surveillance camera, then assaulted and robbed him of his iPhone and wallet. 

Both suspects are believed to be 18 years old, 5 foot 9, and between 160 and 170 pounds. One was wearing a purple t-shirt and black jeans and the other was wearing a black baseball cap, a black t-shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com. 

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