CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police are searching for a subway rider who is accused of shoving another man onto the tracks during a robbery in Brooklyn.

It happened at the Grant Avenue Station on Tuesday morning. Police say the suspect went up to a 30-year-old man seated on a bench and took his wallet and phone.

The victim was pushed off the platform while trying to get the items back.

Other riders helped him get off the track bed.

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