Investigators said the suspect approached the victim from behind as he was purchasing a Metro Card, and choked him.
The subject then grabbed the victim's wallet from his hand and ran off.
Police have a photo of the suspect from a surveillance camera. He is described as around 18 years old, 6 feet tall and a thin build. He was wearing jeans, a black leather jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt and black boots.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).