Knife-wielding man accused of robbing woman at Bronx subway station

Police are searching for the man accused of robbing a woman at knifepoint at a Bronx subway station.

CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Police are searching for the man involved in a knifepoint robbery in the Bronx.

On Dec. 21, police said a woman was purchasing a Metrocard from a vending machine inside the East 161 Street/Yankee Stadium train station when a man approached her.

He displayed a knife and forcibly removed $120 in cash from her hand, said cops.

The suspected thief was last seen wearing a red, white and blue winter hat, a red vest, black pants, white sneakers and a black backpack.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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