Man accused of stealing MTA worker's uniform in violent robbery

MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) -- A man is accused of stealing an MTA worker's uniform in a violent robbery at a Bronx subway station.

The robbery occurred on September 26th at the 143rd Street and Saint Mary's station in Mott Haven.

The suspect is accused of placing a 38-year-old man in a chokehold, punching him in the face several times, and taking off with his duffel bag. Inside the bag was cash, and the victim's MTA uniform and work ID.
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